In a series of two lectures over two nights in Santa Fe, SFI's Jennifer Dunne will reveal new ways to understand the sustainability of ecosystems past, present, and future.
Joseph Traub, a leading figure in developing the field of computational complexity, passed away Monday in Santa Fe.
In a new paper in Ecology and Evolution, SFI VP for Science Jennifer Dunne and colleagues ask whether our understanding of how food webs are organized changes with the spatial dimension at which we observe them.
This week at SFI, a group of scholars is meeting at SFI to develop a common language for combining vast and varied stores of linguistics data.
A "new economic synthesis" is under way that might help topple long-held notions in neoclassical economics, according to a feature article in New Scientist that quotes a number of SFI researchers.
An article in Newsweek magazine features the recent, and unusual, Santa Fe Institute-Lannan Foundation event in Santa Fe during which art, music, math, and science collided.
In The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dan Rockmore and David Krakauer propose a “Terminator test” to gauge not whether an intelligence is a convincing likeness of a human’s, but whether it replaces or surpasses a human’s.
A singular conversation between artist James Drake and incoming SFI President David Krakauer unfolded August 5 in Santa Fe, in conjunction with the first public reading from SFI Trustee Cormac McCarthy’s new novel The Passenger.
On August 14, National Navajo Code Talkers Day, SFI commemorates the World War II Code Talkers' remarkable achievement in using an evolved human language to create the most advanced encryption algorithms of the day.
The Santa Fe Institute this week renamed its main building after legendary physicist and complex systems pioneer Murray Gell-Mann.
John Holland, a pioneer in the study of complex adaptive systems and the leading figure in what became known as genetic algorithms, passed away Sunday morning in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
In interviews with Santa Fe-area reporters this month, new SFI President David Krakauer asks what the Institute's unique role in science should be and what questions the Institute might be asking.
Jessica Flack rejoined the Santa Fe Institute's resident faculty this week as a professor.
A book containing a written piece by SFI President David Krakauer has been recognized as one of the 50 most pleasing books of 2014 by The Design Observer Group.
A new report from the National Endowment for the Arts provides perspective on the science of creativity, basing many of its findings on an SFI working group held in July 2014.
Computer algorithms that make human-quality short fiction, poetry, and dance music is the objective of a new Turing test-style competition and prize in creative intelligence.
A working group at SFI this week aims to further the linkages between experiment and theory in immune cell motility, or movement.
When coinfection is a risk, isolated social groups act as catalysts for disease epidemics.
Murray Gell-Mann responds to CERN’s discovery of a never-before-seen subatomic particle, with hypotheses for future experimental discoveries.
In November SFI will co-host the 2015 Systems Analysis conference in Austria.
SFI has earned the highest possible rating from the independent charity evaluator Charity Navigator, recognizing the Institute’s governance, fiscal management, and commitment to accountability and transparency.