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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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Zoom Fall Seminar Series: Supersymmetric Black Holes, Holography and Microstate Counting

Organized by: Cyril Closset (Oxford U.), Leopoldo Pando Zayas (Michigan U.), Luigi Tizzano (SCGP, Stony Brook), Chiara Toldo (Ecole Polytechnique and CEA Saclay), Alberto Zaffaroni (Milano Bicocca U.) This seminar series will serve as a first part of the of the activity.  The seminars will be run online via ZOOM, from September 28, 2020 – November […]

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Singularity and Prediction in Fluids: May 31-July 1, 2022

Organized by: Theodore D. Drivas and Dennis Sullivan Turbulent flows are ubiquitous in the world around us; from trailing airplane wakes to swirling cream in our morning coffee. Despite its prevalence, basic mathematical questions about this complex non-linear phenomenon persist. This is, in part, because fluid motion involves many spatiotemporal scales that interact dynamically and […]

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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: Directed, produced and […]

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Summer Seminar Series: Applications of gauge topology, holography and string models to QCD

Organizers: Massimo D’Elia, Jeff Greensite, Elias Kiritsis, Zohar Komargodski, Edward Shuryak, Jacob Sonnenschein, Ismail Zahed A workshop on these topics was supposed to start in June 2020 at the Simons Center of Stony Brook University, but this in-person meeting is now delayed to June 7, 2021. This will mean a roughly two year gap since […]

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Continued: Lighting new Lampposts for Dark Matter and Beyond the Standard Model: January 19 – February 5, 2021

This is a continuation of last years program: Lighting new Lampposts for Dark Matter and Beyond the Standard Model. Organized by: Ranny Budnik, Rouven Essig, and Maxim Pospelov. Continuing progress in collider physics and dark matter searches in the past few decades have put significant pressure on several favorable theoretical models for Dark Matter and […]

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Higgs 2020 Public Lectures

October 26, 2020, 5:30Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Della Pietra Family AuditoriumReception: 5:00pm  Speaker: Jean Iliopoulos, École Normale Supérieure, ParisTitle: Explaining the Ordinary with the Extraordinary: The Standard Model in Your Life Speaker: Hitoshi Murayama, MacAdams Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory;  Kavli IPMU University of Tokyo. Title: Quantum Universe

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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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The Wolf Prize in Mathematics has been awarded to Professors Sir Simon K. Donaldson and Yakov Eliashberg

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to congratulate Sir Simon Donaldson, Professor at the SCGP (and at Imperial College London), and Professor Yakov Eliashberg, (Stanford University, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the SCGP) for being awarded jointly the 2020 Wolf Prize in Mathematics, one of the most prestigious prizes […]

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