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Oakes Twins: SIGHTLINES, Closing Reception April 7

November 15, 2016 – April 7, 2017 Simons Center Gallery Curated by Lorraine Walsh Closing Reception: Friday, April 7, 2017 4:30 pm: Wine and Cheese Reception, Simons Center Gallery and Lobby 5:00 pm: Artist Talk: The Oakes Twins: Capturing Visual Consciousness, Ryan and […]

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SCGP Cafe Culinary Masters Series – The Cuisine of India, April 4

Join Chef Paolo Fontana at the SCGP Cafe for a cooking demonstration featuring the cuisine of India 6:00pm – Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 Admission $35.00 To purchase tickets please visit: For more information please contact the SCGP Cafe at 631-632-2881 […]

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Tensor-Network Methods: Structure, Applications and Holography: December 11 – 15, 2017

Organized by: Glen Evenbly (University of Sherbrooke), Roman Orus (Univ. of Mainz), David Perez-Garcia (Univ. Complutense de Marid), Tzu-Chieh Wei (Stony Brook University) Over the past few decades we have witnessed a rapid exchange and infuse of ideas across different […]

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Categorification in mathematical physics: April 9-13, 2018

Organized by: Eugene Gorsky, Sergei Gukov, Mikhail Khovanov, Andrei Negut, and Piotr Sułkowski Categorification is one of the deepest ideas in contemporary mathematics. As the name indicates, it aims to generalize various statements to a categorical level, replacing sets by […]

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The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Welcomes New Permanent Member Dr. Zohar Komargodski

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to announce that Dr. Zohar Komargodski has joined the SCGP faculty as a new Permanent Member effective March 12, 2017, Zohar joins the SCGP from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Department […]

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Fluid flows: from graphene to planet atmospheres: March 20-24, 2017

Organized by: Gregory Falkovich, Leonid Levitov and Alexander Zamolodchikov. Fluid mechanics in two dimensions has wide range of applications and possesses unique mathematical properties which are far from being fully explored and used. Even laminar and regular flows in two […]

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Mass in General Relativity: March 26-30, 2018

Workshop: Mass in General Relativity March 26-30, 2018 Organized by: Piotr Chrusciel, Richard Schoen, Christina Sormani, Mu-Tao Wang, and Shing-Tung Yau Due to the equivalence principle and the lack of an absolute space, the understanding of the fundamental notion of […]

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“Broadening the Computer Science Community: Examining successful strategies for significantly increasing diversity in STEM fields”

President Maria Klawe, Harvey Mudd College Thursday, March 9, 2017, 1:30-2:30 pm Simons Center Auditorium Reception to follow in the Simons Center Lobby Abstract: Computing is one of the least diverse disciplines in science and engineering in terms of participation by […]

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Geometry of Manifolds: October 23-27, 2017

Workshop: Geometry of Manifolds October 23-27, 2017 Organized by: Xiuxiong Chen, Claude LeBrun, Blaine Lawson, and John Morgan During the week of October 23-27, 2017, the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics will host a workshop concerning canonical geometric structures on […]

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Beyond WIMPs: from Theory to Detection: March 27-29, 2017

Organized By: Rouven Essig, Jeremy Mardon, Samuel McDermott, Peter Sorensen, Tomer Volansky, and Tien-Tien Yu. The identity of dark matter is one of the most important and urgent problems in physics today. For more than three decades, the dominant paradigm […]

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