Embracing creativity, dialogue, culture, and scholarship.
Applying science, technology, and optics to build a better world.
Broadening our understanding of how the world works.
Gaining insights into people, politics, economics, and society.
The impact of religion on mass incarceration
Josh Dubler and his colleague attempt to shed new light on how changes in America’s religious landscape have contributed to growth in the prison system over the last 40 years. (Photo: Flickr/Kate Ter Haar)
Broadband terahertz radiation from a microplasma in air
Xi-Cheng Zhang and lead author Fabrizio Buccheri demonstrate that generating terahertz waves using intense laser pulses in air can be done with much lower-power lasers.
Thinking alike changes how we speak
A study, co-authored by Florian Jaeger, shows that people with similar views tend to more closely mirror, or align with, each other’s speech patterns.
The secret lives of teenagers
Judith Smetana’s research explores how adolescents—locally and globally—use disclosure and secrecy in their quest for autonomy from their parents.
AS&E research funding in FY2013
in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences