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Watch the Videos: Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. John H. Schwarz, March 25, 2014

STRING THEORY: PAST, PRESENT, and FUTURE Speaker: Dr. John H. Schwarz Public Lecture: Tuesday March 25, 6:00pm in the Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103.  Wine and Cheese Reception at 5:15pm Title:  “STRING THEORY: PAST, PRESENT, and FUTURE” Abstract: String theory connects the microscopic quantum world of elementary particles to the large-scale world of gravity and […]

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Della Pietra Public Lecture by Martinus Veltman: “The Higgs particle”

Professor Martinus Veltman of the University of Michigan (retired) will present a Della Pietra Lecture entitled “The Higgs Particle” at 5:30 pm on Thursday, January 9, 2014 in Room 103 of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics. 5:00pm – Wine and Cheese Reception 5:30pm – Public lecture by Martinus Veltman, “The Higgs particle” Professor Veltman together with […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Stephen Quake (Stanford University), October 17-18, 2013

On Thursday, October 17th and Friday October 18th Dr. Stephen Quake, of Stanford University, will deliver three talks for the Della Pietra Lecture Series at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University.  Lecture 1 (This lecture is geared for high school and undergraduate students) Title:  “Precision Measurement in Biology” by Dr. Stephen Quake Time: Thursday […]

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“Trees, loops and precision QCD”: A Symposium Inspired by the 1984 J.J. Sakurai Prize, December 6th, 2013

On Friday December 6th, YITP in conjunction with the SCGP will host, “Trees, loops and precision QCD”: A symposium inspired by the 1984 J.J. Sakurai Prize 2:00pm – 5:30pm, SCGP Room 103 Speakers: Lance Dixon: “Scattering amplitudes: the story of loops and legs” Stefan Hoeche: “From amplitudes to experiments” Nima Arkani-Hamed: “From Old Physics to […]

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Dr. Tony Tyson (LSST, UC Davis) “LSST: New Science Frontiers” Thursday May 2nd, 5:00pm

Featuring Tony Tyson from LSST (Large Synoptic Survey Telescope). When:  Thursday May 2nd, 5:00pm at the Simons Center Auditorium, room 103 Wine and Cheese Reception at 5:00pm, Lecture at 5:30pm Title:  “LSST: New Science Frontiers” Speaker:  Dr. Tony Tyson; LSST, Physics Department, University of California, Davis, CA Homepage:  http://www.lsst.org/lsst/lsst_cs [box, type=”download”]Watch the video.[/box] ABSTRACT: Expected […]

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Dr. Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University, February 26-27, 2013

What Can Big Data Teach Us About Society and About Ourselves? Jon Kleinberg is the Tisch University Professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Information Science at Cornell University. His research focuses on issues at the interface of networks and information, with an emphasis on the social and information networks that underpin the Web […]

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Dr. Andrei Linde, Stanford University, March 11-12, 2013

UNIVERSE OR MULTIVERSE?   Andrei Linde studied physics at Moscow State University, was a member at CERN and is currently a Professor of Physics at Stanford University. He is an author of more than 250 papers on particle physics, phase transitions and cosmology. As a founding author of the inflationary universe scenario, he has written […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Robert Kirshner, October 2-3 2012

Dr. Robert Kirshner, Photo credit: Lynn Barry Hetherington Lecture 1 ‘A Nobel Surprise: The Accelerating Universe’ (This lecture is geared for high school and undergraduate students) Title: “A Nobel Surprise: The Accelerating Universe” by Dr. Robert Kirshner Time: Tuesday October 2nd at 11:00 am Place: Simons Center for Geometry and Physics room 103 [box, type=”download”]Watch […]

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