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NASA, Jesus & Templeton?

Suzan Mazur | Posted 06.03.2016 | Science
Suzan Mazur

MARY VOYTEK "It's never too soon to engage a community. NASA has mostly had experience with engineers and scientists. We've chosen to reach out to ...

Einstein's Piano

Pia de Jong | Posted 11.12.2015 | Science
Pia de Jong

This month marks the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity. Amid all the celebrations and conferences, it is easy to forget about the real human being who actually did it. But if you live in Princeton, and his piano is in your living room, he is always present.

The Top Eight Reasons I Made the Move: Princeton, One Man's Paradise

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.09.2014 | Education
Steve Mariotti

Princeton has already become a wonderful home for me, and has helped me grow intellectually and in other ways, as well. May you also find the wealth that I have discovered here.

David Freeman

LISTEN: Physics Legend Explains The One Thing We Don't Get About Science

HuffingtonPost.com | David Freeman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Science

In a science career that has spanned more than 60 years, Freeman Dyson has worked alongside some of the greatest minds in theoretical physics, includi...

The Absolute Elsewhere

Pia de Jong | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Pia de Jong

In 1930, the British satirical magazine Punch published a cartoon of a boy, lying on his stomach on the floor, reading a book on relativity. When asked where his sister is, he replies, "Somewhere in the absolute elsewhere." That boy was the seven-year-old Freeman Dyson.

Islamic Art Scholar Deserves More Obituaries

Menachem Wecker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

A statement from the Institute for Advanced Study says that over the last six decades Grabar's research "has had a profound and far-reaching influence on the study of Islamic art and architecture."