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Quintessentially Science Fiction. An Interview with Eugenio Calabi, Hosted by Claude LeBrun, on Behalf of the Simons Center.

Click HERE to watch the video In July 2019, on behalf of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Claude LeBrun, Stony Brook Mathematics Department, conducted an interview with Eugenio Calabi at the University of Pennsylvania Mathematics Department. Calabi is of course primarily famous for his pioneering work on Calabi-Yau manifolds, a class of solutions […]

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

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 […]

COVID-19 Advisory: What you need to know when planning your visit to the SCGP

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 through May 15, effective immediately. An updated list of postponed events can be found here: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/archives/32573 For Program and Workshop Participants and other SCGP visitors A Message from Simons […]

Katie Paterson, The Cosmic Spectrum, 2019
Photo © Manu Palomeque
Exhibition view Turner Contemporary, 2019
Supported by the Arts Council England

POSTPONED: Ander Mikalson and Katie Paterson: Artworks to Sonify and Colorize the Universe

Simons Center Gallery, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University, NYMarch 26 – August 7, 2020 Opening Reception Postponed – TBAGuest Speaker: Artist talk by Ander Mikalson, Score for the Big Bang: The Universe as VoiceDella Pietra Family Auditorium, SCGP 103 Curated by Jillian McDonaldCurator, Pace Digital Gallery ProjectsProfessor, Art Department, Pace University, New […]

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POSTPONED: Della Pietra Lecture Series by Dr. Elena Aprile

Please be aware, in response to concerns over the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), this event has been postponed until further notice: General Public Lecture Date: TBAReception: TBALecture: TBATitle: “The Search for Dark Matter with the XENON Project” Abstract: In this lecture, Elena Aprile will discuss the latest efforts to illuminate the nature of dark matter, the dominant form of matter in the Universe. An answer to this fundamental question will likely […]

Simons Summer Workshop: Strings and Geometry July 13 – August 7, 2020

Scientific organizer: Cumrun Vafa Local organizer: Martin Rocek This Workshop is the thirteenth conducted by the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook and the eighteenth in the series Simons Summer Workshops. This year’s summer workshop will focus on Strings and Geometry. For many decades, string theory and geometry have stimulated and enriched […]

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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 […]