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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
The breakthrough drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal are undeniable as art. Cajal is considered as important to modern neuroscience as Charles Darwin and Louis Pasteur are in their fields.
There are many science search engines. But a database called Dimensions, launched on January 15, aims to provide academics with new ways to analyze the scholarly literature — including the grant funding behind it.
Take a tour of the gravitational-wave detecting LIGO. This 360 video is best experienced through VR glasses, such as Google Cardboard. You'll need to download the WITHIN app to your smartphone.
In this oral history video, Dick Karp, founding director of the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, discusses some of the key developments in theoretical computer science during his long and distinguished career. He stepped down as director at the end of 2017.