Shoreham-Wading River High School students visited the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University for the Della Pietra Lecture Series. Along with math teachers Mrs. Ellen Fraser and Mr. James Barry and physics teacher Mrs. Jennifer Zito, the students attended a special presentation by Dr. Cumrun Vafa, Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in the Physics Department at Harvard University. His talk was titled “Puzzles to Unravel the Universe.”
The students participated in solving simple mathematical puzzles during the lecture that helped to interpret some of the most profound concepts in physics and the laws of nature.
Date Added: 5/20/2022