Aerial view of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton campus. Kurt Gödel took up a position here after fleeing Nazi Germany in 1940.
History of Science

Kurt Gödel Wanted to Revise Our Concept of Time

May 15, 2020

Kurt Gödel thought he had found certain logical inconsistencies with the concept of time, as we know it. So, what was time like in Godel’s cosmological solution and what was the nature of Godel’s universe? […]

General relativity equation written on a blackboard.
History of Science

Early Research on Unified Field Theory

May 5, 2020

Einstein wasn’t alone in the search of a Unified Field Theory. From Weyel’s version of metric tensors to Kaluza’s Fifth Dimension to Eddington’s Affine connection, there were many attempting to build a Unified Theory. […]

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