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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 […]

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The SCGP Seeks Research Assistant Professors/Postdocs for Fall 2020

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, 2020.  Stony Brook University’s Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is an […]

Lighting new Lampposts for Dark Matter and Beyond the Standard Model: February 24 – April 8, 2020

Organized by: Ranny Budnik, Rouven Essig, and Maxim Pospelov. Continuing progress in collider physics and dark matter searches in the past few decades have put significant pressure on several favorable theoretical models for Dark Matter and other beyond the Standard Model physics. However, the mystery of dark matter, and its true identity in relation to […]

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Guest Speaker: Domhnaill Hernon, Head of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) Nokia Bell Labs

Title: “On the Importance of Fusing Art and Science to Humanize Technology”Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm in the Della Pietra Family Auditorium, SCGP 103Reception prior to lecture at 5:00 pm This lecture is in conjunction with the opening reception of The Art of Science: Selections from the Collection. Exhibition curated by Lorraine Walsh […]

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The Art of Science: Selections from the Collection

Simons Center Gallery, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University, NY August 1 – December 15, 2019 Opening Reception: Thursday, October 24, 2019Reception: 5:00 pm, Simons Center Gallery and SCGP LobbyGuest Speaker: 5:30 pm, Domhnaill Hernon, Head of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), Nokia Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJLecture Title: On the Importance […]

Supersymmetric Black Holes, Holography and Microstate Counting: April 20-May 1, 2020

Organized by: Cyril Closset (Oxford U.), Leopoldo Pando Zayas (Michigan U.), Luigi Tizzano (SCGP, Stony Brook), Chiara Toldo (Ecole Polytechnique and CEA Saclay), Alberto Zaffaroni (Milano Bicocca U.) This two-week program will be dedicated to the study of supersymmetric black holes in holography from both sides of the AdS/CFT correspondence. Holography provides a powerful framework […]

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Palindrome Quartet, November 13, 2019

The Simons Center Art and Outreach program is pleased to present a Palindrome Quartet performance on Wednesday November 13, 2019 featuring Iva Casian-Lakoš on cello, Jennifer Gersten and Kate Dreyfuss on violin, and Chelsea Wimmer on viola. Reception: 5:00pm, Simons Center LobbyPerformance: 5:30pm, Della Pietra Family Auditorium, Simons Center room 103 Cellist and new music advocate, […]

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Fall 2019 Art Crawl, Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 3 – 5 PM

Join us for Free Guided Tours of Various Art Galleries on the Stony Brook University Campus! Reception will follow at the Charles B. Wang Center.  Stony Brook University hosts a variety of renowned art galleries that provide unique spaces and opportunities for cultural and artistic exchanges, and collaborations. Our art crawls unite the university galleries through […]