Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Eric J Heller (Harvard University), December 4-5 2014

General Public Lecture Thursday December 4 Wine and Cheese Reception: 5:00pm, Simons Center Lobby and Art Gallery Lecture: 5:45pm, Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103 Title: “The Art of Listening. Carefully.” ...

Art and the Quantum Moment Exhibition

December 4 2014 – January 29, 2015 Featuring the artwork of Eric J. Heller (ericjhellergallery.com) Frederique Swist (fredswist.co.uk/gallery.html) Jacqueline Thomas¬ (jacquelinethomasbooks.co.uk) Curated by Lorraine Walsh, with Robert Crease and Alfred ...

Tracking the Cosmos Art Exhibition: Closing Reception Thursday November 20

Opening Reception, Thursday October 9 Gallery Viewing and Wine and Cheese Reception: 5:00pm Artist Talk by Eve Andree Laramee: 5:30pm,¬ “Kepler: poetic, noetic and beyond” Artist Talk by Michael Benson, ...

2014-2015 Science Playwrighting Competition – Call for Plays

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, in its ongoing mission to explore the intersection science and art, announces a¬ CALL FOR PLAYS¬ for the 2014-15 SBU Science Playwriting Competition. ...

Wall Crossing, Quantum Integrable Systems, and TQFT: November 17 – 21, 2014

Application for workshop ¬ is now closed. Organized by¬ Anton Kapustin, Ludmil Katzarkov,¬ Maxim Kontsevich, and Dmitri Orlov Dates: November 17 – 21, 2014 Please note*¬ There is a banquet ...

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Culinary Masters Series: Cooking Demonstrations with Chef Paolo: “A Sicilian Christmas”, December 2

We are pleased to announce a new series of culinary classes at the SCGP Cafe. Chef Paolo Fontana will offer themed cooking demonstrations – Next class is ‘A Sicilian Christmas’, Tuesday December 2, 2014. Chef Paolo Fontana demonstrates how to […]

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Program Seminar: John Morgan

Title: A Topologist looks at Sheaf Theory Speaker:¬†John Morgan Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 Time:¬†02:45pm – 04:15pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: Sheaf theory has long been an essential tool in algebraic geometry, algebraic number theory, and […]

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Geometric Flows Program Seminar: Kai Zheng, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität

Title: The long-time behavior of the Calabi flow Speaker:¬†Kai Zheng, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universit√§t Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 Time:¬†11:30am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center  

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Geometric Flows Program Seminar: Yuanqi Wang, UC Santa Barbara

Title: Kahler-Ricci Flow with conic singularities Speaker:¬†Yuanqi Wang, UC Santa Barbara Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Time:¬†02:30pm – 03:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: Inspired by Donaldson‚Äôs program, we introduce the Kahler Ricci flows with conic singularities. […]

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Symplectic and Algebraic Geometry in the Statistical Physics of Polymers: October 12-16, 2015

Symplectic and Algebraic Geometry in the Statistical Physics of Polymers Organized by Alexander Grosberg, NYU,¬†Jason Cantarella, University of Georgia, Tetsuo Deguchi, Ochanomizu University, Elizabeth Denne,¬†Washington and Lee University, Clayton¬†Shonkwiler, Colorado State University. October 12-16, 2015 Polymer physics has a number […]

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Geometric Flows Program Seminar: Simone Calamai, Università di Firenze

Title: About Hermitian metrics whose scalar curvature of the Chern connection is constant Speaker:¬†Simone Calamai, Universit√† di Firenze Date: Monday, November 17, 2014 Time:¬†02:30pm – 03:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: Given a smooth compact complex manifold, […]

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Gauge Theory Program Seminar: Jonathan Toledo, Perimeter

Title: Smooth Wilson loops from the continuum limit of null polygons Speaker:¬†Jonathan Toledo, Perimeter Date: Friday, November 14, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: We present integral equations for the area of minimal surfaces […]

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Gauge Theory Program Seminar: Arkady Tseytlin, Imperial College London

Title: Higher Spins and AdS/CFT Dualities Program: Gauge Theory, Integrability, and Novel Symmetries of Quantum Field Theory Speaker:¬†Arkady Tseytlin, Imperial College London Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center       Abstract: […]

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Seminar by Itamar Shamir, Weizmann Institute

Title: On Supersymmetry and Boundaries Speaker:¬†Itamar Shamir, Weizmann Institute Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Time:¬†2:00pm – 3:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center           Abstract: We consider N=1 supersymmetric theories on 4d spaces with boundaries. The […]

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Geometric Flows Program Seminar: Felix Shulze, University College London

Title: Networks of Curves Evolving by Curvature in the Plane Program: Geometric Flows Speaker:¬†Felix Shulze, University College London Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Time:¬†11:03am – 12:30pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center       Abstract: The network flow is […]

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Gauge Theory Program Seminar: Radu Roiban, Penn State

Title: Scattering Amplitudes in Gauged Supergravity Theories — Yang-Mills-Einstein Theories as Gauge Theory Double-copies Program: Gauge Theory, Integrability, and Novel Symmetries of Quantum Field Theory Speaker:¬†Radu Roiban, Penn State Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Roomm […]

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