In this issue of the Newsletter

The Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dava Sobel

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics was honored to host celebrated author Dava Sobel last spring for the Della Pietra Lecture Series. Read More…

Celebrating 20 Years: The Simons Summer Workshop

The 20th Simons Physics Summer Workshop (originally called the Simons Summer Workshop in Mathematics and Physics) was a celebration of the 19 successful workshops that preceded it. Read more…

The Problem of Monopole Scattering: And It’s Modern Symmetry Resolution. By Marieke van Beest and Diego Delmastro

The Problem of Monopole Scattering. And It’s Modern Symmetry Resolution. By Marieke van Beest and Diego Delmastro, Research Assistant Professors, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University

On Hyperkähler Geometry. By Ljudmila Kamenova

On Hyperkähler Geometry. By Ljudmila Kamenova, Research Associate Professor, Stony Brook University, Mathematics Department

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.

The SCGP Seeks Tenured Mathematics Professor (Permanent Faculty Member)

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University seeks applications for one Tenured Professor position in Mathematics; the candidate will also be a Tenured Professor at the Mathematics department. The search is open to outstanding candidates in the area of geometry understood in a broad sense and related areas. The applicant does … Read more

The SCGP Seeks Tenured Physics Professor (Permanent Faculty Member)

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University seeks applications for one Tenured Professor position in Theoretical Physics; this candidate will also be Tenured Professors at the YITP/Department of Physics and Astronomy. The search is open to outstanding candidates in any field of theoretical physics, ranging from Quantum Gravity to Condensed Matter … Read more

Simons Center Tuesday Concert Series, Summer 2024

2024 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 July 9 Jazz Loft Originals: Sextet to perform all original compositions. Slated artists to include: Tom Manuel; world-renowned Ray Anderson, … Read more

A Farewell to Jim Simons

The Simons Foundation has announced today, May 10, 2024, the sad news of the death of James Harris Simons, and it is difficult to describe in words the deep feeling of loss this generates. The impact of the support that he and his wife Marilyn have provided to basic science, to curiosity driven research, and to … Read more

2024-25 Call for Plays!

Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Science Playwriting Competition Call for Plays due September 15, 2024 The Science Playwriting Competition brings science and theatre together for the dissemination of scientific knowledge through an intriguing lens — providing inspiration for plays that lead to exciting ways of learning about science. Rooted in artistic expression, the best … Read more

Unveiling the Cosmos. A Journey Through Astrophysics with Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell. Interview by Neelima Sehgal

In February 2024, Neelima Sehgal, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Stony Brook University met with Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, currently a Visiting Academic at Oxford University. From recounting early challenges to sharing insights into the serendipitous discovery of pulsars, Professor Bell Burnell offers a candid perspective on her journey in the field, and the enduring impact of a pioneering scientist.

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