Lecture by Prof Thomas Allison: Attosecond Optics and Attosecond Physics: the Good, the Bad, and the Maybe, Thursday October 19

Thursday October 19, 1:00pm in SCGP room 102 Speaker: Thomas Allison Title: Attosecond Optics and Attosecond Physics: the Good, the Bad, and the Maybe Abstract: In this lecture I will discuss the work recognized by this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded to Pierre Agostini, Anne L’Huillier, and Ferenc Krausz for their pioneering work on … Read more

Ander Mikalson & Katie Paterson: Cosmic Rhythm and Bang

COSMIC RHYTHM and BANG Ander Mikalson and Katie Paterson September 21–December 8, 2023 Curated by Jillian McDonald The Simons Center Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, November 9, 2023, 5:00 pm 5:00 pm: Reception, Simons Center Gallery and SCGP Lobby 5:30-6:30 pm: Artist Talk by Ander Mikalson, SCGP room 102 Title: “Score for the Big Bang” Abstract: … Read more

Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Ian Stewart, October 2-5, 2023

The Della Pietra Lecture Series is pleased to present a series of lectures by Mathematician Ian Stewart, University of Warwick General Public Lecture Date and Time: Monday, October 2 at 5:00pm Location: Della Pietra Family Auditorium – 103 Reception at 4:15pm, Simons Center Lobby  TITLE: All the World’s a Network Abstract: Networks are ubiquitous in today’s … Read more

Inaugural Stony Brook Lectures in Algebraic Geometry

Speaker: Professor Jacob Tsimerman (University of Toronto) “Transcendence in Algebraic Geometry” Tuesday, November 7. Title: Transcendence of period integrals over function fields. ABSTRACT Wednesday, November 8. Title: Definable o-minimal structures and applications to Periods. ABSTRACT Thursday, November 9. Title: Unlikely Intersection problems and Functional Transcendence. ABSTRACT All lectures will take place from 4:00 – 5:00pm … Read more

Simons Summer Workshop–Celebrating 20 Years

SIMONS SUMMER WORKSHOP EXHIBITION Celebrating 20 Years July 3–August 25, 2023 Curated by Martin Roček and Lorraine Walsh The Simons Center Gallery Simons Center for Geometry and Physics (SCGP) Stony Brook University, NY 11794 The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to present photographs and video spanning 20 years at the Simons Summer … Read more

Mini-course by Gregory Falkovich, September 26 – November 28, 2023

Mini-course by Gregory Falkovich September 26 – November 28, 2023 on Tuesdays at 2:30pm in room 313 Title: Introduction to Information Theory Selected Subjects:  Measuring Uncertainty Mutual Information and Entanglement Entropy, Redundancy of Language and Genetic Code Information is Life and Money Theory of Mind – Active Inference Information in Quantum Mechanics and Statistics

Simons Center Tuesday Concert Series, Summer 2023

2023 Tuesday Concerts The Art and Outreach 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 June 27 The Jazz Loft Presents: Tom Manuel, cornet; Dean Johnson, bass; Tommy Campbell, drums; Ray Anderson, trombone; Steve Salerno, … Read more

Stony Brook University Art Crawl: Spring 2023

Art Crawl: Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 1:00 – 3:30 pm Free guided tours of diverse art galleries – join at any point! Stony Brook University hosts a variety of renowned art galleries that provide unique spaces and opportunities for cultural and artistic exchanges.  The art crawl offers tours of four galleries this spring—visiting each for 30 minutes. … Read more

MOIRA CHAS: Projections of the Klein bottle

MOIRA CHAS Projections of the Klein bottle The Simons Center Gallery April 12 – June 2, 2023 Curated by Lorraine Walsh The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to present artwork by Moira Chas, Professor of Mathematics at Stony Brook University. In this exhibition Chas explores aspects of the Klein bottle, a mathematical … Read more