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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
In a multi-‘cat’ experiment, the textbook view of quantum theory, called the Copenhagen interpretation, seems to lead to contradictory pictures of reality, physicists claim.
Workshops that fuse traditional learning with Silicon Valley–inspired “hack sessions” are giving scientists a new venue to build community and sharpen their skills.
The governing body of the American Association for the Advancement of Science voted to enact a policy under which an elected AAAS Fellow’s lifetime honor can be revoked for scientific misconduct or serious breaches of professional ethics. The new policy will go into effect on October 15, 2018
Experimental spacecraft will fling a net and shoot a spear at targets in space.