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Celebrating Science In A Fractured Society: A Look Inside The Event

Celebrating Science In A Fractured Society took place at the Staller Center on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. With over 900 people in attendance, this panel discussion brought together pioneers in Physics and Astrophysics. A thought provoking conversation among the participants about education, society, and the future of science gave way for a wonderful evening.  The […]

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Crossings: April 12-August 12, 2022

Crossings April 12-August 12, 2022 Curated by Lorraine Walsh The photographs in this exhibition were taken by Jean-François Dars between 2018-2020 to honor the Simons Center’s 10th Anniversary. They were originally compiled in Crossings, a unique publication that tells the story of the Center—a nascent institute in a time-honored tradition representing the fertile interaction between mathematics and theoretical physics. […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Special Event: Celebrating Science in a Fractured Society

Science is one of the most powerful tools we have for meeting the grave challenges that humanity will face in the next decades. However, the recent worldwide increase in obscurantism, denialism, and anti-science movements is a matter of serious concern. They have already severely undermined efforts to address climate change, and the recent global COVID […]

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Stony Brook University Art Crawl

Art Crawl Spotlights Amazing Work in Galleries Across Campus Wednesday, April 13, 20221:00 PM – 3:00 PM (ET) Join Stony Brook University’s art galleries for a campus wide art crawl, Wednesday, April 13 from 1-3:30pm. Join any part of the tour. For more information visit https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/art-crawl/schedule.php Tentative Schedule: 1:00 | Simons Center Gallery 1:30 | Melville […]

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Film Screening: Math Circles Around the World, April 6, 2022

Wednesday, April 6, 20224:00 – 5:30pm ETDella Pietra Family Auditorium, Room 103 of the Simons Center Synopsis: Every week, hundreds of children in different cities of the world meet to solve complex problems. Who they are, why they do it and how, in the movie “Mathematical Circles Around the World”. For more information please visit: […]

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The TransAtlantic Piano Duo, Tuesday April 26

Simons Center Art and Outreach Program The TransAtlantic Piano Duo  Evelyn Ulex and Pablo Lavandera Tuesday, April 26, 2022 5:00 pm, The Della Pietra Family Auditorium This event is free and open to the public. No registration is needed. The TransAtlantic Piano Duo, with German-born Steinway Artist Evelyn Ulex and Argentinian master Pablo Lavandera, from the Piano Faculty at […]

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Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Film

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University is pleased to share a new movie highlighting the Center’s research and faculty. Planned to be initially screened at the APS (American Physical Society) 2020 Conference, it will be aired at the APS Conference in 2021. Directed, produced and edited by Websedge. Script created […]

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Simons Center Art and Outreach Program Guest Lecture: Doris Schattschneider, A Mathematician Views Escher

Simons Center Art and Outreach Program is honored to present guest lecturer Doris J. Schattschneider in her lecture: A Mathematician Views Escher. Monday, November 15, 2021 – 4PM ET The Della Pietra Family Auditorium – 103 Doris J. Schattschneider is a mathematician and Professor Emerita of Mathematics at Moravian College. Combining her dual interests in mathematics and art, she […]

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M.C. Escher® : A Mini-Retrospective

October 11 – November 19, 2021Curated by Lorraine WalshThe Simons Center Gallery To view the M.C. Escher: A Mini-Retrospective Catalog, please visit Escher Catalog. Relativity, 1953. Lithograph, 10 7/8 x 11 ½ inches Collection of ROCK J. WALKER / WALKER FINE ART , LTD. All M.C. Escher’s Works and Text © The M.C. Escher Company, […]

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Virtual Lecture by Philip F. Palmedo: DEEP AFFINITIES: ART AND SCIENCE

Speaker: Philip F. Palmedo 5:00pm EDT, Wednesday March 24, 2021 via Zoom In this illustrated lecture Philip F. Palmedo, a former physicist who has written extensively on art, reveals how the two defining enterprises of humankind—art and science—are rooted in certain common instincts, which are fundamentally aesthetic. They originated in early humans’ need, to understand […]

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