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Founded in 2014, the Simons Society of Fellows is a community of scholars that encourages intellectual interactions across disciplines and across research centers in the New York City area.
Senior Fellows are distinguished scientists based in New York City. Junior Fellows are outstanding young scientists who receive support from the foundation for three years to conduct independent research at an institution of higher learning in New York City, with no teaching obligations.Learn More
With willpower and suitable financial means, you can start a science career at any age. Most doctoral students are in their 20s and 30s, but 8 percent are older than 45.
Candès, who holds the Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics at Stanford University, was named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow for "exploring the limits of signal recovery and matrix completion from incomplete data sets with implications for high-impact applications in multiple fields."
A look at the It from Qubit collaboration, which aims to find out if a subtle property of quantum information, measured by qubits, gives rise to the structure of space and gravity.
Mathematician Dusa McDuff explains why she loves the nonsqueezing theorem—and what vegetable she'd pair it with