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Seminar Series: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland Systems, Vassily Gorbounov

Seminar Series: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland Systems, Vassily Gorbounov

Title: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland systems Seminar Series: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland Systems Speaker: Vassily Gorbounov, University of Chicago Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center     [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: We describe a connection between quantum equivariant Schubert calculus, the topic […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. David Gross (KITP), March 31, 2015

General Public Lecture Tuesday March 31, 2015 Wine and Cheese Reception: 5:00pm, Simons Center Lobby and Art Gallery Lecture: 5:30pm, Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103 Title:The Frontiers of Fundamental Physics Abstract: At the frontiers of physics we search for the principles that might unify all the forces of nature and we strive to understand the […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Etienne Ghys (ENS Lyon), January 20 – 22, 2015

General Public Lecture Tuesday January 20 Wine and Cheese Reception: 5:00pm, Simons Center Lobby and Art Gallery Lecture: 5:45pm, Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103 Title: “The story of flat surfaces” Abstract: Most surfaces are not flat. Nevertheless we usually try to cover them with flat pieces. Cartographers picture our round Earth in planar maps. Soccer balls […]

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Program Seminar:  John Morgan

Program Seminar: John Morgan

Title: A Topologist looks at Sheaf Theory Program Website: Interactions of Homotopy Theory and Algebraic Topology with Physics through Algebra and Geometry Speaker: John Morgan Date: Friday, December 19, 2014 Time: 02:45pm – 04:15pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: Sheaf theory has long been an essential tool in algebraic […]

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Seminar by Johnathan Maltz, IPMU

Seminar by Johnathan Maltz, IPMU

Title: Deconfinement transition as black hole formation by the condensation of QCD strings Speaker: Johnathan Maltz, IPMU Date: Tuesday, December 09, 2014 Time: 02:00pm – 03:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: We argue that the deconfinement transition of large-N Yang-Mills theory is the condensation of very long and self-intersecting […]

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Joint SCGP/Physics Colloquium:  Shamit Kachru, Stanford

Joint SCGP/Physics Colloquium: Shamit Kachru, Stanford

Title: Explorations in the Physics and Mathematics of Moonshine Speaker: Shamit Kachru, Stanford Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Time: 04:15pm – 05:15pm Place: Auditorium 103, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. View the Slides. [/box] Abstract: “Monstrous moonshine” is a beautiful phenomenon first discovered in the 1980s, providing startling and unexpected relations between several fundamental objects […]

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Program Seminar:  John Morgan

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   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: Sheaf theory has long been an essential tool in algebraic geometry, algebraic number theory, and complex analysis, but its inspiration comes directly from topology. This […]

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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.” This event is in collaboration with the opening of the ‘Art and the Quantum Moment’ exhibition. For more information please visit:  scgp.stonybrook.edu/archives/12754 ABSTRACT Waves permeate […]

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Seminar by Shane Farnsworth, Perimeter

Title: Rethinking Connes’ approach to the standard model of particle physics via non-commutative geometry Speaker: Shane Farnsworth, Perimeter Date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 Time: 09:30am – 10:30am Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. View the Slides. [/box] Abstract: Connes has argued that non-commutative geometry (NCG) more aptly describes the standard model Lagrangian. Although […]

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