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“‘Well, professor, what is a galaxy, actually?’ Yuan-Sen asked a prominent professor at Oxford about ten years ago, while he was still in college.” The question was not meant to be facetious nor profound notes Sin Chew Daily . Having grown up in Malaysia where...
Jonathan Haslam speaks at the podium in Wolfensohn Hall at the IAS
“Not until reading this account did I realise that I spent my entire adult life as an intellectual tourist.” For H-Diplo , Jonathan Haslam , George F. Kennan Professor in the School of Historical Studies, tells the story of his many-branched intellectual career, reflecting...
What would it be like to live next to a supermassive black hole? While difficult to imagine, a recent simulation modeling the central region of the Milky Way galaxy tells a fascinating story that can be safely enjoyed from the Earth 26,000 lightyears away. ...
In a new study of axion motion, researchers propose a scenario known as “kinetic misalignment” that greatly strengthens the case for axion/dark matter equivalence. The novel concept answers key questions related to the origins of dark matter and provides new avenues for ongoing detection efforts...