New Initiative Ponders Origins of the Universe

The Simons Foundation has assembled an international group of theoretical physicists to tackle one of the biggest unsolved mysteries in science: What exactly went down at the dawn of the universe around 13.8 billion years ago. Called the Origins of the Universe, the initiative will focus in part on yielding theoretical predictions that will inform […]

Simons Collaboration on the Many Electron Problem Hosts Third Annual Summer School

The third annual Simons Foundation Many Electron Collaboration summer school was held at the Simons Center at Stony Brook University June 20–24, 2016. This year, the focus of the summer school was on tensor networks and was organized by the tensor network group leader Professor Steven White from University of California, Irvine.