DANCERS AND LONE WOLVES: Conversation with Eliezer Rabinovici
Simons Center Chief Administrative Office has a conversation with Conversation with Eliezer Rabinovici, Leon H. and Ada G. Miller Chair of Science Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
IT FEELS LIKE COMING HOME — CONVERSATION WITH LUIS ÁLVAREZ-GAUMÉ
Maria Shtilmark sits down with the center’s new Director, Luis Alvarez-Gaume, theoretical physicist, who has come full circle upon returning to Stony Brook where he originally obtained his PhD.
THE MAGIC OF STRING THEORY
Conversation with Michael Green, FRS, Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and a fellow in Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. Interview by Maria Shtilmark
Reflections On How This All Came About. Conversation with John Morgan
Reflections On How This All Came About: A Conversation with Simons Center Director John Morgan on how he became the Center’s Founding Director. Interview by Maria Shtilmark.
I JUST LIKE PINK FLOYD. Conversation with Martin Hairer, Regius Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematics Department of the University of Warwick
Conversation with Martin Hairer, Regius Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematics Department of the University of Warwickorganizer and sole organizer of the Simons Center workshop on Stochastic Partial Differential Equations.
A True Gentleman. Conversation with Tony Phillips
After 50 years with the Stony Brook Math Department Anthony V. Phillips has officially become Professor Emeritus as of May 31, 2016. The following interview features toasts presented at the farewell tea, held in the Math Department Common Room to celebrate Tony’s life at Stony Brook University.
When Physics meets Biology
William Bialek, Princeton University, is one of the pioneers in the field of Biophysics. His achievements span from Computational Biology to Neuroscience and Information Theory. As the speaker for the second Della Pietra Lecture Series he explains to a packed crowd what this cross-cutting discipline is about.
Faster-than-light neutrinos, dark matter, and all that
Luca Mazzucato chats with Shmuel Nussinov, at the School of Physics and Astronomy of Tel Aviv University. For the occasion of his recent seventieth birthday, he decided to give himself an unusual present in the form of eleven articles published on the same week…
Sir Michael Atiyah Interview
Sir Michael Atiyah visited the Simons Center in the Fall of 2011 during which time he met with Nigel Hitchin, Robion Kirby, and John Morgan. In this conversation Sir Michael responds to questions which lead him to reflect on his life in mathematics and to expound on his view of mathematics.
Brian Greene on the Status of String Theory
Brian Greene is “the single best explainer of abstruse concepts in the world today.” He is the co-director of the Center for Strings, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics at Columbia University. In his latest book “The hidden reality,” he brings the reader on a journey through the parallel universes of the string theory landscape.