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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 […]

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 […]

Summer Concert Series at the Simons Center

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to announce the 2013 Summer Concert Series, featuring pianist Leon Livshin and Company All Concerts will begin at 6:30pm, following a wine and cheese reception at 6:00pm.  These events are free and open to the public: Schedule of Events July 23rd, 6:30pm:  “Two Sides of Rachmaninov” […]

2012-2013 Science Playwriting Competition

First prize: Trust Territory by Robert Crease Second prize: Entanglement by Les Hunter Third prize (tie): Effect Size by Heather-Ayn Indelicato, Discontinuities by Bryan J. Field Honorable Mention: With Strings Attached by Luca Mazzucato, The Garden Gnome Extraction by Faisal Qayum and Christopher Miao. Bringing science and theatre together can provide the inspiration for a […]

Closing Reception: Fax + Pattern Art Exhibit and Talk by William Duffy

  Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Thursday, April 25, 2013 Wine and Cheese Reception starting at 5:30 pm William F. Duffy is a professional sculptor ,he has been a consultant for the CAD/CAM industry and also has taught 3D computational graphics at the college level.  His work investigates 3D computational graphics to define and represent […]

Special Closing Talk for Controlled Evidence Exhibit – VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE

Simons Center Auditorium, February 19th at 5:30PM 5:30 PM – Reception 6:00 PM – Introduction, by Melissa F. Clarke 6:05 PM – First Presentation, by Melissa F. Clarke and Genevieve Hoffman 6:30 PM – Second Presentation, by Frank O. Nitsche 6:50 PM – Third Presentation, Adam Harvey 7:10 PM – Fourth Presentation, Shimpei Takeda Materializing Information […]

NOWHERE DIFFERENTIABLE: February 12-28, 2013

February 12, 2013 – 6 pm pre-lecture reception in gallery 5:30 pm Lecture by Ethno-Mathematician and Author of African Fractals Ron Eglash, Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute February 20, 2013 – 6 pm pre-lecture reception in gallery 5:30 pm Artist-in-Residence: Saya Woolfalk will give a talk about her work and residency. She will be working on campus  […]