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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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SCGP/SBU Topology/Geometry Seminar: Richard Bamler, Princeton

Title: There Are Finitely Many Surgeries in Perelman’s Ricci Flow Speaker: Richard Bamler Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Watch the video. View the Slides. [/box] Abstract: Although the Ricci flow with surgery has been used by Perelman to solve the Poincaré and […]

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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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Interactive Workshops with Artist in Residence, Bill Duffy

Sign up for evening workshops! Artist Demonstration daily at the Simons Center Gallery,  Monday -Friday, 11 am -2 pm. The sculptor William Duffy will create a figurative “Sphere” object using a wax modeling technique during his residency at the SCGP Gallery. The public is invited to participate in, watch and learn about the development stages […]

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Topological Phases of Matter Program: Rahul Roy, UCLA

Title: The Role of Space Group Symmetries in Many Body Interacting Systems Speaker: Rahul Roy, UCLA Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm Place:Seminar Room 313, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Watch the video. [/box] Abstract I will discuss the constraints placed by space group symmetries in two and three dimensions on the […]

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Topology Seminar: R. Inanc Baykur, “Topological Complexity of Symplectic 4-manifolds and Stein Fillings”

Title: Topological Complexity of Symplectic 4-manifolds and Stein Fillings Speaker: R. Inanc Baykur Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: Following the ground-breaking works of Donaldson and Giroux, Lefschetz pencils and open books have become central tools in the study of symplectic 4-manifolds and contact 3-manifolds. An open question at […]

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WEATHER ADVISORY

UPDATE Wednesday, October 31st The Hyper Kahler Geometry Workshop will be held in the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Lecture Hall 102 beginning at 9:30 am. The SCGP Cafe will be serving breakfast and lunch. All other activity in the Center is to be determined, please check back for updates.   Earlier Message: Due […]

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