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  • Prof. Vladimir Korepin of the YITP has been awarded a 2019 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarly Activity

  • Peter van Nieuwenhuizen Shares $3M Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for “Invention of Supergravity”. Peter’s work with Dan Freedman and Sergio Ferrara was done at Stony Brook.

  • Rouven Essig Named Simons Investigator

George Sterman presents 2018 Heinrich Hertz Lecture at DESY on the way to Vienna’s Schroedinger Guest Professorship

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The Heinrich Hertz Lecture is an annual English-speaking public event, presented  in Hamburg Germany each September, by an invited scientist at the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY).

This lecture is a memorial to Heinrich Hertz, the native of Hamburg whose nineteenth century demonstration of electromagnetic radiation in the laboratory provided a cornerstone of science and technology ever since.

http://www.desy.de/news/lecture_series/hertz_lectures/index_eng.html

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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.

https://research.stonybrook.edu/quantum

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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.

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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.

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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.

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