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 […]

# News & Announcements

### Foundation Announces Simons Collaboration on Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory and Computation

The Simons Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Simons Collaboration on Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory and Computation, directed by Brendan Hassett of Brown University.

### Foundation Announces Simons Collaboration on Special Holonomy in Geometry, Analysis and Physics

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.

### 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.