Science Sandbox is dedicated to inspiring a deeper interest in science, especially among those who don’t think of themselves as science enthusiasts. You don’t have to be a scientist to think like one.
Quanta is an editorially independent magazine that is devoted to providing informative and accessible coverage of current issues in mathematics and basic science.
The foundation’s Wednesday evening lecture program hosts researchers from across science and mathematics disciplines to present their work to public audiences. Video recordings of the lectures, which take place at the foundation’s headquarters in New York City, are preserved — and freely available — on the foundation’s website.
MƒA keeps great math and science teachers in the profession by providing financial support and an exciting community focused on pedagogical scholarship. We believe that when teaching is rewarding, our most accomplished teachers will remain in the profession longer, and when the profession is exciting, it will attract talented new teachers as well.
The Simons Foundation has supported a select number of organizations that work to advance the awareness and the understanding of the importance of science. Recipients of Simons Foundation support include the World Science Festival Foundation, MSRI’s National Math Festival, the National Museum of Mathematics, the Simons Summer Research Fellows, and the URECA Program at Stony Brook University.