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Dr. Avia Raviv Moshe Selected as a Zuckerman-CHE Israeli Women Postdoctoral Scholar

Congratulations to Simons Center incoming Research Assistant Professor Dr. Avia Raviv Moshe. Avia joins the Simons Center this fall, 2020, from the School of Physics and Astronomy at Tel Aviv University. The Zuckerman-CHE STEM Leadership Program to date numbers 175 scholars, 58 of them Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars. The program seeks to strengthen the connections between […]

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Dynamics and Renormalization ZOOM Program Seminars

The Simons Center program on Renormalization and Universality in Conformal Geometry, Dynamics, Random Processes, and Field Theory is continuing with a series of online ZOOM seminars throughout summer 2020. To watch past seminars please view the videos on our video portal here: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/video/results.php Please visit our calendar for information regarding upcoming seminars: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/calendar/full-calendar

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A New Collider in our Backyard

US Electron Ion Collider to be Built at Brookhaven National Laboratory  By Abhay Deshpande, Professor, Stony Brook University; Director, EIC Science, Brookhaven National Laboratory Figure 1: The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory shown above will provide the initial infrastructure for the new US Electron Ion Collider. Recent news and excitement On […]

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Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Film

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University is pleased to share a new movie highlighting the Center’s research and faculty. Planned to be initially screened at the APS (American Physical Society) 2020 Conference, it will be aired at the APS Conference in 2021. Watch the film here: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/video/video.php?id=4521 Directed, produced and […]

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From Hourglass to Black Holes: A Conversation with Mark Mezei, Interview by Zohar Komargodski

Zohar Komargodski, physicist, is a permanent faculty member at SCGP. Mark Mezei, physicist, is the inaugural research associate professor at SCGP. All previous postdoctoral positions at SCGP have been research assistant professors. To watch the video, please visit: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/video/video.php?id=4493 An excerpt, as published in SCGP News Vol XIV, can be found below: Mark Mezei. Photo: […]

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Postponed Events Due to to the Coronavirus

At this time we are postponing and rescheduling the following events: Workshops: Recent developments in Lagrangian Floer theory: March 16-20, 2020 Lighting new Lampposts for Dark Matter and Beyond the Standard Model: March 30 – April 3, 2020. Floer homology in low-dimensional topology: April 6-10, 2020 New directions in topological phases: from fractons to spatial […]

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COVID-19 Advisory: UPDATE

Employees Returning to Work Daily health self-check screener Building occupancy log Return to work training Cancellation and Postponement of Events In response to growing concerns over the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the Simons Center will be cancelling or postponing all public events until August 24, effective immediately.   An updated list of postponed events can […]

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Science Playwriting Competition – Virtual Staged Readings

Update 4/24/2020 – A virtual reading of the winning plays will take place on Monday May 11 at 7:00pm via createtheater.comA special thanks to Director, Steve Marsh, and the Create Theater community, who helped to make this possible. Watch the ZOOM video recording here: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/video/video.php?id=4516 *Some plays contain some strong language The Simons Center for […]

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Friends of SCGP

The mission of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is to further fundamental research in geometry and theoretical physics, specifically at the interface of these two fields.  The Center supports collaborative research at the frontiers of mathematics and physics, and is committed to sharing this knowledge with the broader community.   As government funding for […]

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