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Saturday Nov 16, 2013

Perimeter Institute partners with the Krembil Foundational to appoint two leading scientists to new research chairs at the Institute.

Wednesday Oct 23, 2013

Perimeter Associate Faculty member Avery Broderick to explore how astronomers are now imaging the horizons of black holes and attaining new insights about these enigmatic monsters in the dark.

Monday Sep 30, 2013

New classroom resource designed to connect 21st century skills — creativity, critical thinking, entrepreneurial spirit, and imagination — to STEM subjects.

Friday Sep 20, 2013

Governor General to preview interactive exhibits that will be featured at Perimeter Institute’s upcoming BrainSTEM: Your Future is Now Festival

Monday Aug 19, 2013

Canada’s Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics invites the public to imagine, discover, and innovate with new one-of-a-kind scientific celebration from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6.

Friday Mar 15, 2013

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Ontario, Canada, is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Director Neil Turok to a second five-year term at the Institute's helm.

Friday Feb 15, 2013

A quasicrystal is an exotic state of matter with symmetries once thought to be impossible for matter. The concept was first introduced and the first examples were synthesized in the laboratory thirty years ago, but could Nature have beaten us to the punch?

Wednesday Jan 16, 2013

How is a worldwide community of scientists using 16 kilometres of wide vacuum tubes to catch “ripples of space-time”? In an entirely new means of cosmic exploration, researchers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration are trying to detect gravitational waves – a phenomenon theorized by Einstein almost a century ago. But what will this new window to the universe mean?

Monday Nov 19, 2012

Curiosity is often said to drive science, but until the seventeenth century – the age of the so-called Scientific Revolution – it was regarded with suspicion and condemnation. What happened to liberate curiosity? Why did no question seem too vast or trivial to be ruled out of bounds? And what does the freedom to be curious really mean for science today?

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