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 Gravitational Waves Pointed Us to the Origin of Gold
Brian Metzger, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Astrophysics, Columbia University
Ultra-Spooky Action at a Distance: From Quantum Materials in the Lab to Black Holes
Subir Sachdev, Ph.D.Herchel Smith Professor of Physics, Harvard University
Escher and the Droste Effect
Hendrik Lenstra, Ph.D.Professor Emeritus of Fundamental and Applied Mathematics, Mathematisch Instituut, Universiteit Leiden
Reductionism vs Bootstrap: Are Things Big Always Made of Things Elementary?
Slava Rychkov, Ph.D.Permanent Professor, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques