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The SCGP Seeks Research Assistant Professors/Postdocs for Fall 2018

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics has openings for several Research Assistant Professors (Postdocs) in the coming academic year in both mathematics and physics. The position is for a fixed term of three years with an expected start date of September 1, 2018.  Stony Brook University’s Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is an […]

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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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“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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