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Lecture Quantifying Hidden Order Out of EquilibriumPaul Chaikin, Ph.D.
New York University
Lecture Mapping Human Cerebral Cortex: Structure, Function, Connectivity, Development, and EvolutionDavid Van Essen, Ph.D.
Washington University in St. Louis
Lecture Dragonfly: Flights of Exploration Across Saturn's Moon TitanElizabeth Turtle, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
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 CERN discovery of so-called CP violation in particles called D mesons, which contain charm quarks, provides a fresh way to probe why matter exists.
Frilly surfaces that help slugs move may motivate future energy-efficient, soft-body robots, according to work by Shankar Venkataramani of the University of Arizona and a 2018 Simons Fellow in mathematics.
An experiment that measured the EEGs of people in a shielded room found that the alpha waves of one-third of participants changed when an artificially produced magnetic field rotated counterclockwise.
Armored ‘footballs‘ can be coaxed into cylinder and dumbbell shapes.