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.
Reductionism vs Bootstrap: Are Things Big Always Made of Things Elementary?
Slava Rychkov, Ph.D.Permanent Professor, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques
Black Hole Collisions: The Extreme Side of Gravity
Frans Pretorius, Ph.D.Professor of Physics; Director, Princeton Gravity Initiative, Princeton University
Luck, Law, and Baseball: Two Stories About Sports and Data
Anette Hosoi, Ph.D.Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology