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.
Are prisons necessary?
Joshua Dubler has been awarded a Carnegie Fellowship to write a manuscript about whether prison needs to be a part of modern society. (Photo: Michael Coghlan/Flickr)
A game changer for photonics
A team led by Robert W. Boyd has demonstrated that the transparent, electrical conductor indium tin oxide can result in up to 100 times greater nonlinearity than other known materials. This could have a large impact on the study of photonics.
Are we alone in the universe?
For years, scientists have wondered about other lifeforms and civilizations in the universe. In a new paper, Adam Frank says those beings could be out there. (Photo: George Thomas/Flickr)
AS&E research funding in FY2015.
in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences