Video Library

Since 2002 Perimeter Institute has been recording seminars, conference talks, and public outreach events 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 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. 

  

 

Tuesday Apr 08, 2008
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Chris Isham in pre-recorded video, with Andreas Doring fielding questions and clarifications. Like watching commentators Scott Hamilton and Katarina Witt analyze Kristi Yamaguchi\'s performance at the World Figure Skating Championships for CBS News, join us for something different in quantum foundations. Chris Isham parries the intricacies of topos theory; Andreas Doring shows us how to see the moves in slow motion. Bring your own popcorn and plenty of questions.

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Thursday Apr 03, 2008
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A brief history of our cosmic beginnings, Cosmic Microwave Background. How galaxies form and the existence of dark matter.

 

Wednesday Apr 02, 2008
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The Problem of Time in Quantum Gravity and Cosmology

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Wednesday Apr 02, 2008
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The Problem of Time in Quantum Gravity and Cosmology

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Wednesday Apr 02, 2008
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Advanced General Relativity

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Wednesday Apr 02, 2008
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I will summarize current observational constraints in cosmology with emphasis on what we have learned about the properties of the primordial density perturbations. I will describe future directions including observations of high redshift neutral hydrogen through is 21 cm line.

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Wednesday Apr 02, 2008
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Advanced General Relativity

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Probabilities and randomness arise whenever we're not sure what will happen next.  They apply to everything from lottery jackpots to airplane crashes; email spam to insurance policies; medical studies to election polls. This exploration of odds and oddities will explain how a Probability Perspective can shed new light on many familiar situations in our everyday lives, and how computer algorithms which use randomness can be used to address problems in many branches of science.


 

Tuesday Apr 01, 2008
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A brief history of our cosmic beginnings, Cosmic Microwave Background. How galaxies form and the existence of dark matter.

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