On November 1, 2013, the Simons Foundation hosted the sixth annual New York Computer Science and Economics (NYCE) day.
The Simons Foundation’s Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) division is pleased to announce the creation of the Simons Collaboration on Algorithms and Geometry, a program intended to address deep questions at the interface of mathematics and theoretical computer science.
The Simons Foundation has awarded co-investigators Brian Keating and Adrian Lee $4.3 million to build two additional telescopes, and implement improvements to one existing device.
Cédric Villani presented the 2013 Math for America (MƒA) Distinguished Lecture at the Simons Foundation.
It is striking how different branches of knowledge — the humanities, the sciences, mathematics — justify their findings so very differently; they have, one might say, quite incommensurate rules of evidence.