String Theory and Scattering Amplitudes: January 9-13, 2017

Organized by: Katrin Becker, Melanie Becker, Nathan Berkovits, William D. Linch III, Jakob Palmkvist, Daniel Robbins, Andrew Royston, and Pierre Vanhove. The purpose of this workshop is to assess the most recent developments in string theory scattering amplitudes, including comparison of different formalisms as well as applications to target space (super-)geometry and the associated physics. … Read more

Entanglement in Field Theory and Gravity: December 5-7, 2016

Organized by: Matthew Headrick, Alex Maloney, and Mark Van Raamsdonk. It from Qubit, the Simons Collaboration on Quantum Fields, Gravity, and Information, will host a workshop December 5-7 at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics. The workshop will explore the role of entanglement, in all of its manifestations, in quantum field theory, quantum gravity, … Read more

GW161212: The Universe through gravitational waves: December 12 – 15, 2016

The Universe through gravitational waves December 12-15 2016 Organized by: Luis Álvarez-Gaumé, Vitor Cardoso, and Marilena Loverde The recent but historical detection of gravitational waves by LIGO marks the dawn of the era of gravitational-wave astronomy. What were the ingredients and demands for detection? What have we learned, and what can we learn from this … Read more

Dedication of the Della Pietra Family Auditorium

  The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to announce the dedication of the Della Pietra Family Auditorium on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 4:30 pm in the SCGP Auditorium.  This event is free and open to the public. The Della Pietra Lecture Series was started in the fall of 2011 with a … Read more

Congratulations to Deputy Director Alexander Abanov – named APS Fellow

  Congratulations to our Deputy Director, Dr. Alexander (Sasha) Abanov on his recent election as an American Physical Society (APS) Fellow, which is a highly exclusive honor given to those who have made great contributions to the field of physics through their research, leadership and educational outreach. (Click here for the complete list of 2016 APS … Read more

SCGP Spring 2016 Newsletter

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to announce the latest issue of SCGP News, a biannual publication which reflects the Center’s mission, scientific and cultural events. In this issue the Founding Director, John Morgan, recounts the Center’s early days, the power of transversality, and more. SCGP Professor Simon Donaldson contributes an elegant … Read more

The Oakes Twins: SIGHTLINES

November 15, 2016 – March 31, 2017 Simons Center Gallery Curated by Lorraine Walsh Opening Reception: Tuesday, November 15 5:00 pm: Wine and Cheese Reception, Simons Center Gallery and Lobby 5:45 pm: Artist Talk: From Iterative Form to Concave Perception, Ryan and Trevor Oakes, SCGP 103 Born in Colorado in 1982, the visual artists and twin … Read more

Film Screening of “Maksimovic: The Story of Bruno Pontecorvo”

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics will show the movie “Maksimovic: The Story of Bruno Pontecorvo” Screenplay by Giuseppe Mussardo Thursday, October 13, 2016 – 3:45 PM Lecture Hall 102 for more information please take a look at the pressbook located here:

SCGP Culinary Master Series – October 2016

The SCGP Café offers a series of cooking demonstrations by Executive Chef Paolo Fontana titled the Culinary Master Series. The idea for the classes stemmed from an introductory class proposed by  SCGP Deputy Director, Alexander Abanov. The class proved to be so popular that the Café has expanded it to a series celebrating seasonal varieties. … Read more