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Wednesday Oct 12, 2011

Black holes are hot! This discovery made by Stephen Hawking ties together gravity, spacetime, quantum matter, and thermal systems into the beautiful and exciting science of "black hole thermodynamics". Its beauty lies in the powerful way it speaks of the unity of physics.

Friday Sep 16, 2011

TVO and Ontario's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics are pleased to announce a new five-year partnership, making TVO the exclusive presenting media partner for the Perimeter Institute's international science-themed events and popular public lecture series.

Tuesday Sep 13, 2011

The official grand opening and ribbon cutting of the Stephen Hawking Centre at Perimeter Institute will take place on Saturday, September 17th at 2:45 pm ET.

Friday Sep 02, 2011

Mathematics underpins science, technology and modern society - from cell phones to computers to satellites. On September 6, 2011, the Government of Senegal and its national and international partners will open a new pan-African centre of excellence for Africa's brightest math and science graduates, in a beautiful seaside location in Mbour, 80 km south of Dakar.

Thursday Sep 01, 2011

Graduate student Hoan Dang has been awarded a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship to support his doctoral studies.

Thursday Jul 28, 2011

This September, the all new Stephen Hawking Centre at Perimeter Institute launches with three days of exciting events.

Wednesday Jun 08, 2011

In 2030, when you plug in your toaster, car or smart phone, where will the electricity come from? Or, will the electrons be there at all?

Sunday Jun 05, 2011

In 2030, when you plug in your toaster, car or smart phone, where will the electricity come from? Or, will the electrons be there at all?

Wednesday Jun 01, 2011

On Sunday, June 5, at 1:00pm, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will launch the Equinox Summit: Energy 2030 at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.

Tuesday May 24, 2011

Imagine you could travel forward in time 20 years... Did we equip future generations with the knowledge they'll desperately need to prepare for a soaring population, draining fossil fuels and the environmental effects of our current high-carbon energy choices?

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