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

The Everests of Mathematics. A Conversation with Phillip Griffiths

Ron Donagi and Phillip Griffiths visited the Simons Center in April, 2023, for the Simons collaboration conference on Homological Mirror Symmetry. Crossing paths once again, they took the opportunity for a conversation about their early days at Harvard, Griffiths work in Hodge theory, his role as Director of the Institute of Advanced Study and initiative promoting science in developing countries, and the future of interdisciplinary mathematics.

Greg Falkovich – Three Part Lecture Series

SCGP guest, Dr. Greg Falkovich from the Weizmann Institute of Science, will present a three part lecture series, both in person and virtual. To participate virtually: Thursday, September 16th, 2021 11AM- 12PM – SCGP Lecture Hall – Room 102 Lecture 1: Thermodynamic and statistical entropy. Asymptotic equipartition. Information as a choice. Entropy as the rate … Read more