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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 […]

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

Due to the current pandemic, Stony Brook University will remain closed throughout the 2020 summer. The Simons Summer Workshop 2021 will run from July 12-August 6. 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 […]

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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 […]

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Science Playwriting Competition – Virtual Staged Readings

Update 4/24/2020 – A virtual reading of the winning plays will take place on Monday May 11 at 7:00pm via createtheater.comA special thanks to Director, Steve Marsh, and the Create Theater community, who helped to make this possible. Watch the ZOOM video recording here: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/video/video.php?id=4516 *Some plays contain some strong language The Simons Center for […]

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Splitting the Indivisible

By Charles L. KaneChristopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Physics University of Pennsylvania Matter can arrange itself in the most ingenious ways. In addition to the solid, liquid and gas phases that are familiar in classical physics, electronic phases of matter with both useful and exotic properties are made possible by quantum mechanics. In the […]

Grand Environmental Challenges Workshop

Grand environmental challenges face our world, and Stony Brook University is well positioned to help solve some of them. We intend to propose a new Center focusing on solutions addressing Grand Challenge problems of the Earth environment utilizing campus-wide interdisciplinary faculty expertise. This workshop will shape the vision for this new campus-wide, environment-focused Center. Friday […]