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. 

  

 

Wednesday Mar 26, 2008
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The Great Plague of London, which claimed the lives of one fifth of London\'s population in 1665, is one of the most famous epidemics of all time. We have recently digitized the mortality records for London during the Great Plague, yielding weekly data for each of the 130 parishes. I will describe the temporal and spatial dynamics of the plague, and discuss our efforts to estimate the transmissibility of the infectious agent. I will also briefly describe other projects in progress inspired by disease-specific mortality records for London over the past 650 years.

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Wednesday Mar 26, 2008
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Advanced General Relativity

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Tuesday Mar 25, 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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Thursday Mar 20, 2008
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Teleportation, quantum key distribution, and quantum algorithms.

 

Wednesday Mar 19, 2008
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The Problem of Time in Quantum Gravity and Cosmology

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Wednesday Mar 19, 2008
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Advanced General Relativity

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Wednesday Mar 19, 2008
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Wednesday Mar 19, 2008
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Advanced General Relativity

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Tuesday Mar 18, 2008
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Teleportation, quantum key distribution, and quantum algorithms.

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