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  • Leonardo Rastelli Awarded Humboldt Fellowship

  • Robert Shrock Named Distinguished Professor

  • 2021 J. J. and Noriko Sakurai Dissertation Award in Theoretical Particle Physics to 2020 YITP graduate Sam Homiller

Quantum Information Event at Stony Brook

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YITP and DPA faculty figure large in the University's effort to build a Quantum Information Science (QIS) community of researchers.

This all-day event on February 25th will involve over two hundred Stony Brook participants and guests.



Thinking big with Patrick Meade and former YITP student Hari Ramani

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A new history of how we got here, published in Physical Review Letters describes how our understanding of how the symmetries of the Standard Model behaved in the early universe may have to change.


Best paper award to Connor Behan and advisor Leonardo Rastelli

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Their paper with S. Rychkov and S. Zan in Journal of Physics A was honored for "novelty, achievement, potential impact and presentation", for describing a new example of the extraordinary idea of duality.

Duality is a principle of physics that has only been recognized in the past few decades, in which two theories that are superficially different lead to the same physical consequences.


2018-19 Science Playwriting Competition is back!!! – Deadline for Submission, February 15, 2019

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The Science Playwriting Competition is back! The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics and the C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, announce a CALL FOR PLAYS for the 2018-19 SBU Science Playwriting Competition.


Quantum Information Center Organized with Physics and Astronomy

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A team of four Stony Brook physicists, led by Prof. Vladimir Korepin and comprising Profs. Eden Figuera, Dominik Schneble, and Tzu-Chieh Wei has been awarded a SUNY grant for the development of a Center for Quantum Information Science.


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