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SCGP News Volume IX

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to announce the latest issue of SCGP News, a biannual publication which reflects the Center’s mission, and scientific and cultural events.  



Carl Schoonover’s acclaimed book Portraits of the Mind is a fascinating visual odyssey exploring how we investigate the workings of the human brain through images—from medieval sketches and 19th century drawings by the founder of neuroscience, to state-of-the-art techniques that […]


Remembering Our Colleague Joseph Polchinski

It is with great sadness that we announce that Joseph (Joe) Polchinski has died on February 2, 2018. Polchinski made fundamental contributions to Quantum Field Theory and String theory. Joe is best known for his discovery of D-branes – the […]

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Simons Summer Workshop: July 16 – August 10, 2018

This Workshop is the eleventh conducted by the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook and the Sixteenth in the series Simons Summer Workshops. One of the predictions of string theory is that certain apparently consistent quantum field […]