The Simons Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Simons Collaboration on Special Holonomy in Geometry, Analysis and Physics, directed by Robert Bryant at Duke University.

# News & Announcements

### Foundation Announces Simons Collaboration on the Non-Perturbative Bootstrap

The Simons Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Simons Collaboration on the Non-Perturbative Bootstrap, directed by Leonardo Rastelli of the Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook.

### 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.

### ArXiv.org Marks 25 Years of Making Scientific Preprints Accessible

The pre-publication server established a centralized system for distributing scholarly papers before they are accepted by journals, making the work available to students and less-connected researchers.

### Exploring a Deep Symmetry Among Unrelated Space-Times

A successful collaboration that resulted in a proof of homological mirror symmetry would provide researchers with a way to translate between seemingly disconnected mathematical realms.