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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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Simons Summer Workshop: July 17 to August 11, 2017

This Workshop is the tenth conducted by the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook and the fifteenth in the series Simons Summer Workshops. This year’s Summer Workshop will focus on strings and QFT without supersymmetry, including non-supersymmetric […]

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Strongly Correlated Topological Phases of Matter: June 5-9, 2017

Organized by: Lukasz Fidkowski, Dan Freed, and Anton Kapustin Previously, phases of matter were mostly classified based on symmetry principles, or purely on the basis of topological properties. Recent developments however have highlighted the interplay of symmetry and topology as […]

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Become a Supporter The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics provides Stony Brook University mathematicians and physicists, as well as visiting scientists, the opportunity to collaborate in an environment specifically designed to promote progress at the intersection of the two […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Professor Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith FRS (Oxford University) May 31 – June 2, 2017

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Lecture: 11:00 am, Simons Center Della Pietra Family Auditorium Title: “Where will our energy come from in the future?” Abstract: Global demand for energy is rising. Today, 80% is met by burning fossil fuels (oil, […]

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