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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 – Science & Art Gallery Exhibitions and Programs

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is a research center devoted to furthering fundamental knowledge in geometry and in theoretical physics, especially knowledge at the interface of these two disciplines. The SCGP’s academic and scientific activities have the explicit aim of bringing scholars from different fields and backgrounds together to work collaboratively on the […]

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2012-2013 Science Playwriting Competition

First prize: Trust Territory by Robert Crease Second prize: Entanglement by Les Hunter Third prize (tie): Effect Size by Heather-Ayn Indelicato, Discontinuities by Bryan J. Field Honorable Mention: With Strings Attached by Luca Mazzucato, The Garden Gnome Extraction by Faisal Qayum and Christopher Miao. Bringing science and theatre together can provide the inspiration for a […]

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Closing Reception: Fax + Pattern Art Exhibit and Talk by William Duffy

  Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Thursday, April 25, 2013 Wine and Cheese Reception starting at 5:30 pm William F. Duffy is a professional sculptor ,he has been a consultant for the CAD/CAM industry and also has taught 3D computational graphics at the college level.  His work investigates 3D computational graphics to define and represent […]

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