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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
A day in the life of Princeton grad student Heather Prince, who spent time this summer at the Flatiron Institute's Center for Computational Astrophysics during hack week.
Observations and modeling suggest TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets may have held onto water, billions of years after their formation.
Three scientists explain how their work, which took four years and 100,000 worms, led to surprising discoveries about reproducibility.
Leaders from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Leon Levy Foundation, and the Simons Foundation discuss how they give and measure success.