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2011 Simons Lecture

April 20 - 27, 4:30-5:30pm

Steven Strogatz

Cornell University

Sync, Balance, and Blog

Lecture 1: April 20, Room 34-101
Coupled oscillators that synchronize themselves
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Lecture 2: April 21, Room 4-370
Social networks that balance themselves
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Lecture 3: April 22, Room 34-101
Blogging about math for the New York Times
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Manjul Bhargava

Princeton University

Orbits of Group Representations and Arithmetic

Lecture 1: April 25, Room 34-101
From Gauss composition to prehomogeneous spaces
Lecture 2: April 26, Room 4-370
Coregular spaces and algebraic curves
Lecture 3: April 27, Room 34-101
The average rank of elliptic curves