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At the center of our galaxy, millions of stars whirl in orbits around a supermassive black hole. This circuit can take anywhere from a few hours for stars close to the event horizon of the black hole to thousands of years for their distant neighbors...
Nima Arkani-Hamed at the blackboard

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October 16, 2019
“The revolutionary theories of well-known scientists such as Einstein , Oppenheimer , and Gödel have changed the world. But how do the world's greatest thinkers achieve a breakthrough?” In the new film The World of Thinking , documentarians Thomas Blom and...
Portrait of Alondra Nelson
Alondra Nelson , Harold F. Linder Professor in the School of Social Science, will participate in a forum as part of the National Academy of Medicine's annual meeting and symposium on artificial intelligence in health care, healthy longevity, and human genome editing, among other...
Writing for Frieze , Kira Thurman , Member in the School of Historical Studies, celebrates Jessye Norman, the late African American soprano who, Thurman writes, "was a gift to art music and to those listeners who, like me, needed to know that it was...