Mathematics and Physical Sciences lectures are open to the public and are held at the Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium at the Simons Foundation headquarters in New York City. Tea is served prior to each lecture.
How and Why Is Mercury Different From Its Sibling Rocky Planets?
Sean C. Solomon, Ph.D. Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Associate Director for Earth Systems Science, The Earth Institute; William B. Ransford Professor of Earth and Planetary Science, Columbia University
The Universe at Its Infancy: One Second After the Big Bang
Christopher G. Tully, Ph.D.Professor, Princeton University
Symmetry, Topology and Electronic Phases of Matter
Charles Kane, Ph.D.Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania