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Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Bonnie Bassler (Princeton University) October 1-2 2015

General Public Lecture Thursday, October 1, 2015 Wine and Cheese Reception: 5:00 pm, Simons Center Lobby and Art Gallery Lecture: 5:45 pm, Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103 Title: “How Bacteria Talk To Each Other” Abstract: Bacteria communicate with one another using small chemical molecules that they release into the environment. These molecules travel from cell […]

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Simons Courses: Special Seminar by Ryosuke Takahashi, Harvard

Title: The moduli space of S1-type zero loci for Z/2-harmonic spinors in dimension 3 and the guideline to define a new invariant Speaker: Ryosuke Takahashi, Harvard Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015 Time: 10:00am – 11:30am Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: Let M be a compact oriented 3-dimensional […]

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Seminar by Andrew O’Bannon, University of Oxford

Title: A Monotonicity Theorem for Two-dimensional Boundaries and Defects Speaker: Andrew O’Bannon, University of Oxford Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Time: 12:00pm – 01:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: I will propose a proof for a monotonicity theorem, or c-theorem, for a three-dimensional Conformal Field Theory (CFT) […]

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Seminar Series: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland Systems, Nikita Nekrasov

Seminar Series: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland Systems, Nikita Nekrasov

Title: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland systems Seminar Series: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland Systems Speaker: Nikita Nekrasov, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Time: 02:00pm – 04:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box]

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Joint SCGP/Math Colloquium: Andre Neves

Title: Min-max theory and Geometry Speaker: Andre Neves Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015 Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center     [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: Min-max methods were introduced in Geometry by Birkhoff in the 1910’s. Recently the theory has been used to solve several long standing open questions […]

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Seminar Series: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland Systems, Vassily Gorbounov

Seminar Series: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland Systems, Vassily Gorbounov

Title: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland systems Seminar Series: Mathematics and Physics of Calogero-Moser-Sutherland Systems Speaker: Vassily Gorbounov, University of Chicago Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center     [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: We describe a connection between quantum equivariant Schubert calculus, the topic […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. David Gross (KITP), March 31, 2015

General Public Lecture Tuesday March 31, 2015 Wine and Cheese Reception: 5:00pm, Simons Center Lobby and Art Gallery Lecture: 5:30pm, Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103 Title:The Frontiers of Fundamental Physics Abstract: At the frontiers of physics we search for the principles that might unify all the forces of nature and we strive to understand the […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Etienne Ghys (ENS Lyon), January 20 – 22, 2015

General Public Lecture Tuesday January 20 Wine and Cheese Reception: 5:00pm, Simons Center Lobby and Art Gallery Lecture: 5:45pm, Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103 Title: “The story of flat surfaces” Abstract: Most surfaces are not flat. Nevertheless we usually try to cover them with flat pieces. Cartographers picture our round Earth in planar maps. Soccer balls […]

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