Full Moon Wine and Cheese Thursday, November 10, 2011 6 pm – 9 pm Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University Enjoy fine wines from Jamesport vineyard expertly paired with locally sourced cheeses by Chef Paolo while gazing at the stars from the Cafe’s outdoor eating area. $25 per person, cash and credit accepted […]
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Title: 4-dimensional Models of Nuclei Speaker: Sir Michael Atiyah Time: 10:00am – 11:30pm, Thursday, October 13th Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center
Interviewer Luca Mazzucato Brian Greene is “the single best explainer of abstruse concepts in the world today,” according to the Washington Post. He is the co-director of the Center for Strings, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics at Columbia University. In his latest book “The hidden reality,” he brings the reader on a journey through the parallel […]
October 4, 2011 2:30 Colloquium for Faculty and Graduate Students Location – Simons Center Lecture Hall, Room 102 TITLE: The State of String Theory ABSTRACT: I will give various perspectives on the state of string theory, reviewing its numerous achievements—with a particular emphasis on its mathematical contributions–and surveying the hurdles the theory still faces. 5:30 […]
Chef Paolo Fontana and the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics are mentioned in the New York Times.
Earth, Air, Fire, Water Toby Buonagurio’s most recent commissioned, public artwork is titled “Earth, Air, Fire, Water.” It is permanently installed on the central lobby wall of the brand new Simons Center for Geometry and Physics on the Stony Brook University campus. The artwork is comprised of eleven, enormous, unique, hand-made, glazed and lustered, sculptural […]
Michael Freedman, Microsoft Station Q What is quantum computing and why will topology help? Friday, September 16, 2011 1 pm Simons Center Main Auditorium Abstract: We are learning how to move information processing from the classical to the quantum realm. To complete this transition we will need a way to do certain operations with unprecedented […]
Speaker Paul Adams (dept. of Neurobiology and Behavior, Stony Brook University) Title: Neocortical Machinery for Understanding the World When: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Time: 11:30 am Where: Simons Center, Third Floor, Seminar Room 313
Simons Center Program in Complex Geometry and Generalized Geometry with Applications to Physics Fall 2011 Program Description. In the Fall of 2011 the Simons Center will have a program on complex and differential geometry and its interface with theoretical physics. The topics will include generalized geometry, Poisson geometry, hyperkähler metrics and Higgs bundles. Nigel Hitchin […]