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“Euclid’s Kiss”: Geometric Sculpture of George Hart

Euclid’s Kiss: Geometric Sculpture of George Hart   OPENING RECEPTION: THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 12 5:00pm – Wine and Cheese Reception 5:30pm – Lecture by Artist George Hart This event is free and open to the public   The beauty of mathematics has been a source of artistic inspiration at least since the time of Euclid, with […]

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Workshop by Alice Major, “Science and Metaphor: At Play”

On Wednesday September 18th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm Alice Major will visit the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics to host a workshop on Science and Metaphor Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103 Science and Metaphor: At play We often think of metaphor as something ornamental, ‘stuck on.’ In fact, it is central to how humans […]

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Call for Proposals for Scientific Programs

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics (SCGP) at Stony Brook University is seeking proposals for scientific programs to be held in the 2014-15 academic year. The Simons Center is a research center devoted to furthering fundamental knowledge in geometry and theoretical physics, especially knowledge at the interface of these two disciplines. Each year the […]

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Interactive Workshops with Artist in Residence, Bill Duffy

Sign up for evening workshops! Artist Demonstration daily at the Simons Center Gallery,  Monday -Friday, 11 am -2 pm. The sculptor William Duffy will create a figurative “Sphere” object using a wax modeling technique during his residency at the SCGP Gallery. The public is invited to participate in, watch and learn about the development stages […]

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