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 activities and cultural events.
VISUALIZING THE BRAIN: EARLY IMAGING
Carl Schoonover’s acclaimed book Portraits of the Mind is a fascinating visual odyssey exploring how we investigate the workings of the human brain through images—from medieval sketches and 19th century drawings by the founder of neuroscience, to state-of-the-art techniques that fuel research today. Schoonover is a postdoctoral research scientist in the Axel Laboratory at Columbia […]
TIMELESS AND BORDERLESS ADVENTURE: Conversation with Cumrun Vafa
Dr. Cumrun Vafa sits down with Maria Shtilmark after receiving the 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics along with Drs. Joseph Polchinski and Andrew Strominger for his research in transformative advances in quantum field theory, string theory, and quantum gravity.
MULTI-FACETED SUCCESS: Conversation with Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith
Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith, Director of Energy Research, Oxford University and President SESAME Council, has a conversation with Maria Shtilmark following his Della Pietra lectures at the Center.
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