Nouvelles

Lisez les nouvelles et annonces diffusées antérieurement par l’Institut Périmètre.

    

Lundi fév 23, 2015

Perimeter Faculty member Pedro Vieira has earned a 2015 Sloan Research Fellowship for his explorations into the foundations of quantum field theory.

Mercredi fév 18, 2015

Perimeter researchers Yidun Wan and Ling-Yan Hung have taken an important step toward using topologically open surfaces like cylinders for quantum computation.

Example of a dynamical crystal

Mardi fév 10, 2015

Latham Boyle wanted to enhance a proposed gravitational wave detector. Instead, he and Kendrick Smith may have stumbled upon a new type of crystal.

Luke Santi Award presentation

Vendredi fév 06, 2015

Miles Cranmer, a first-year physics student at McGill University, has earned Perimeter’s 2014 Luke Santi Memorial Award in recognition of his achievements in the classroom, in the lab, and in his community.

Mardi fév 03, 2015

New research has overturned a widely publicized claim about the beginnings of the universe.

Michal P. Heller

Jeudi jan 08, 2015

Perimeter researcher Michal P. Heller has created a shortcut to understand primordial matter in its most extreme state.

Mardi jan 06, 2015

Perimeter Faculty member Lee Smolin and his collaborator, Marina Cortês, were awarded the inaugural Buchalter Cosmology Prize at the 225th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle, Washington.

Kevin Pope demonstrates a learning activity from Perimeter's new teaching resource.

Mercredi déc 03, 2014

The latest teaching kit from Perimeter helps turn household items into tools that explain the universe.

Eduardo Martin-Martinez

Mardi nov 18, 2014

Visiting Fellow Eduardo Martin-Martinez has been recognized for the potential of his research into relativistic quantum information.

Mardi nov 11, 2014

Perimeter Faculty members Natalia Toro and Philip Schuster have won a New Horizons in Physics Prize. The $100,000 award recognizes exceptionally promising young researchers and is awarded by the Breakthrough Prize Foundation, which evolved as an expansion of the Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation.

Jeudi oct 30, 2014

Perimeter Institute announces its Tensor Networks Initiative, aimed at supporting a new research approach with utility across a number of areas.

Mercredi oct 29, 2014

Time flies straight ahead like an arrow, never backtracking, and a Perimeter postdoc has co-authored a Physical Review Letters paper that offers an explanation as to why.

Vendredi oct 17, 2014

New research from Perimeter shows that two of the strangest features of quantum mechanics – entanglement and negative energy – might be two faces of one coin.

planck dust

Vendredi sep 26, 2014

New measurements of galactic dust cast doubt on the claimed detection of gravitational waves from this past March.

Mercredi sep 24, 2014

New work asserts that a key technique used to probe quantum systems may not be so quantum after all, according to Perimeter postdoctoral researcher Joshua Combes and his colleague Christopher Ferrie.

Raffi Budakian

Jeudi sep 11, 2014

Raffi Budakian, a new Perimeter Associate Faculty member, bridges theory and experiment with cutting-edge approaches to glimpsing the world of the very small. 

Mardi sep 09, 2014

Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok has been elected a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Canada.

Vendredi aoû 29, 2014

Happy Birthday, ISSYP! Perimeter’s theoretical physics summer camp for high school students turned 10 this year.

Jeudi aoû 07, 2014

Our universe may have emerged from a black hole in a higher-dimensional universe, propose a trio of Perimeter Institute researchers in the cover story of the latest Scientific American.

Vendredi juil 25, 2014

How do you get black holes and quantum mechanics into high school classrooms? EinsteinPlus shows teachers some neat new tricks.

Jeudi juil 17, 2014

Matthew Johnson, professeur associé à l’Institut Périmètre, et ses collègues travaillent à amener résolument l’hypothèse du multivers, qui ressemble pour certains à un conte farfelu, dans le domaine de la science vérifiable.

Cover of Science magazine from July 4, 2014

Jeudi juil 03, 2014

Prenez un crayon bien taillé et faites un trait sur un bout de papier. Félicitations : vous venez de faire de la physique à la fine pointe de la matière condensée… peut-être même un premier pas vers les ordinateurs quantiques, selon une nouvelle recherche de l’Institut Périmètre.

Mercredi juil 02, 2014

Trois membres du corps professoral de l’Institut Périmètre ont obtenu des subventions à la découverte dans le cadre de la plus récente ronde de financement du Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada (CRSNG).

Mercredi juin 11, 2014

Selon de nouvelles recherches théoriques, le secret de la puissance en informatique quantique réside dans un type particulier de contexte.

Jeudi juin 05, 2014

De nouvelles recherches menées à l’Institut Périmètre montrent que les champs gravitationnels qui entourent les trous noirs pourraient tourbillonner et faire des remous.

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