Since 2002 Perimeter Institute has been recording seminars, conference talks, public outreach events such as talks from top scientists using video cameras installed in our lecture theatres. Perimeter now has 7 formal presentation spaces for its many scientific conferences, seminars, workshops and educational outreach activities, all with advanced audio-visual technical capabilities.
Recordings of events in these areas are all available and On-Demand from this Video Library and on Perimeter Institute Recorded Seminar Archive (PIRSA). PIRSA is a permanent, free, searchable, and citable archive of recorded seminars from relevant bodies in physics. This resource has been partially modelled after Cornell University's arXiv.org.
Accessibly by anyone with internet, Perimeter aims to share the power and wonder of science with this free library.
Research in quantum complexity and the emergence of irreversibility
Copenhagenish interpretations and the Frauchiger-Renner argument
Bouncing cosmology 2: the bouncing phase
Black hole entropy is a robust prediction of quantum gravity with no observational test to date. We use the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy formula to determine the probability distribution of the spin of black holes at equilibrium in the microcanonical ensemble. We argue that this ensemble is relevant for black holes formed in the early universe and predicts the existence of a population of black holes with zero spin.
The source of about half of the heaviest elements in the Universe has been a mystery for a long time. Although the general picture of element formation is well understood, many questions about the nuclear physics processes and particularly the astrophysical details remain to be answered. Here I focus on recent advances in our understanding of the origin of the heaviest and rarest elements in the Universe.
Averages in the Hilbert space; entanglement typicality
Spontaneous Collapse Theories
Bouncing cosmology 1: intro,overview, the ekpyrotic phase.
The precise relationship between post-selected classical and
post-selected quantum computation is an open problem in complexity
theory. Post-selection has proven to be a useful tool in uncovering some
of the differences between quantum and classical theories, in
foundations and elsewhere. This is no less true in the area of
computational complexity -- quantum computations augmented with
post-selection are thought to be vastly more powerful than their
classical counterparts. However, the precise reasons why this might be
Temporal fluctuations of observables; entanglement typicality
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