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A COOPERATION TO BUILD ‘THE FOUNDATIONS OF SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY’

By Kenji Fukaya Recently there has been a discussion among mathematicians, as well as in press and several blogs, covering the developments in symplectic geometry. Professor Fukaya expressed interest in giving his opinion and we are happy to present it […]

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YITP 50TH ANNIVERSARY SYMPOSIUM

By George Sterman, Director of the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics  On October 9 and 10, the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics (YITP) at Stony Brook University celebrated its fiftieth anniversary with a symposium of talks by faculty […]

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IT FEELS LIKE COMING HOME — CONVERSATION WITH LUIS ÁLVAREZ-GAUMÉ

Director of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Interview by Maria Shtilmark Let us begin with Stony Brook where you obtained your PhD in 1981. How did your thesis and your advisor influence your future in theoretical physics? There […]

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THE MAGIC OF STRING THEORY

Conversation with Michael Green, FRS, Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and a fellow in Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. Interview by Maria Shtilmark You are a theoretical physicist, but the topic of the Simons Center […]

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DELLA PIETRA FAMILY AUDITORIUM DEDICATION

By Maria Guetter  On November 17, 2016, Stony Brook University, and the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, recognized long-time supporters, the Della Pietra family, by dedicating the Simons Center auditorium the “Della Pietra Family Auditorium.” An event was held […]

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ATLAS Flavor Tagging / Higgs to bb: September 5-9, 2017

The aim of the workshop is to advance research in the fields of Flavor Tagging and Higgs searches/measurements with b-jets in final states, involving the respective working groups of the ATLAS Collaboration. One day of the workshop will be devoted […]

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Simons Center Art Program Summer 2017 Tuesday Concerts

Summer 2017 Tuesday Concerts The Art Program at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University is pleased to present a new music series free and open to the public: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 THE EARLY BIRD […]

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Film Screening of “Whispers of String Theory”, Thursday July 27

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Art and Science Program presents, Film screening of “Whispers of String Theory” Author, Director, Producer: Ekaterina Eremenko Camera: Irina Shatalova Music: Arthur Khayrullin Duration: 24 min 30 sec Thursday, July 27, 2017 5:00 […]

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THE ELEGANT BRAIN

THE ELEGANT BRAIN Simons Center Gallery, Stony Brook, NY May 23 – September 27, 2017 * Note extended dates Curated by Lorraine Walsh Art Director and Curator, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Art, Stony […]

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Matrix Factorizations in Mathematics and Physics: June 12-16, 2017

Organized By: David Eisenbud, David Morrison, Irena Peeva A matrix factorization of an element w in a polynomial or power series ring (more generally, in a local or graded regular commutative ring) is a pair of square matrices (A, B) […]

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