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Thursday Feb 18, 2016

During a live webcast March 2, theoretical cosmologist Katherine Freese will explore the mysterious dark side of our universe – dark matter and dark energy.

Thursday Jan 14, 2016

During a live webcast Feb. 3, astrophysicist Victoria Kaspi will explore neutron stars, and explain how these mysterious celestial objects can shed light on some of the most vexing questions in the universe.

Wednesday Jan 06, 2016

Researchers from Perimeter Institute have won both first and third prizes in the 2015 Buchalter Cosmology Prize competition for work that sheds new light on the workings of space and time. 

Thursday Dec 03, 2015

For the first time, astronomers have detected evidence of magnetic fields near Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way, taking the study of black hole growth from theoretical expectation to empirical fact.

Wednesday Nov 18, 2015

On Dec. 2, scientist Paul Schaffer will explore in a live webcast how particle accelerators are being used to advance the field of nuclear medicine. 

Thursday Oct 15, 2015

On Nov. 4, Nobel Laureate Dr. David Wineland will explore the theoretical and technological know-how needed to build ultra-precise atomic clocks that might help enable a quantum revolution. 

Wednesday Sep 16, 2015

Join Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok on Oct. 7 as he examines the surprising simplicity of the universe, and why its discovery represents a turning point in fundamental physics.

Wednesday Sep 02, 2015

On October 7, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics launches the 2015/2016 season of its popular Public Lecture Series — live, accessible webcasts by some of the world’s pre-eminent scientists.

Thursday Jul 09, 2015

Brilliant high school students from across the globe are headed to Canada’s Perimeter Institute to attend the International Summer School for Young Physicists (ISSYP), an intensive two-week program that tackles modern physics concepts from quantum to cosmos, starting July 12, 2015. 

Thursday Jul 02, 2015

More than 40 physics teachers from around the world will meet at Perimeter Institute for EinsteinPlus, a one-week intensive workshop on quantum physics, special relativity, cosmology, and other cutting-edge fields from July 5-11, 2015.

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