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The new biographical documentary about the world’s most famous living scientist is coming to Ontario, Canada. “Hawking: The Remarkable Story of a Beautiful Mind” will begin its Canadian premiere run at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Bell Lightbox, starting Friday, November 29.
On November 19, 2013, Toronto’s Ramsay Talks will present Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok on the power of the human mind to reveal nature’s deep secrets and how that basic knowledge drives progress.
Perimeter salutes this year’s Nobel Prize winners, Francois Englert and Peter Higgs, and remembers Englert’s collaborator, and Perimeter visiting scientist, Robert Brout.
The BrainSTEM: Your Future is Now Festival welcomed scientific explorers of all ages to Perimeter Institute through the first week of October.
To help equip students with the skills they need for success in the 21st century, Perimeter Institute has launched the new Career Moves in-class resource. The announcement took place in conjunction with the BrainSTEM: Your Future is Now Festival, made possible through the support of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).
Canada's Governor General, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, got a first-hand look at the interactive exhibits that will be showcased during Perimeter Institute's upcoming BrainSTEM Festival.
Dave Doucette and Jason Jennings, both long-time members of Perimeter Institute’s Teacher Network, have been named among the 2013 recipients for the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Awards for Excellence in High School/CEGEP Physics Teaching.
Perimeter Institute is pleased to announce the creation of the Anaximandros Scholarship, which will support the education and training of exceptional young physicists.
Perimeter Scholars International attracts many exceptional graduate-level students from around the world. Its newest class includes its youngest-ever student, Jacob Barnett, whose innate passion for physics is chronicled in the best-selling book, The Spark, and who was recently profiled in Maclean’s magazine.
Perimeter Institute congratulates Postdoctoral Researcher Eugenio Bianchi, who has just been recognized by his peers in the loop quantum gravity community with the inaugural Bronstein Prize.
In the quest to bridge the gap between the physics of the very large and the very small, Perimeter Postdoctoral Researcher Steffen Gielen and collaborators have achieved an important milestone that brings to mind the adage “what’s old is new again.”
Computational physics – that is, tackling physics problems using numerical tools implemented on computers – is of increasing importance in modern physics. Here’s a glimpse of computational physics at Perimeter.
Perimeter Institute’s Educational Outreach team recently visited Singapore as part of the Institute’s efforts to share its award-winning modern physics resources and expertise internationally.
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has announced the recipients of its 2013 Discovery Grants, including seven researchers from Perimeter Institute.
Perimeter Institute has established new collaboration agreements with the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, and with both TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, and SNOLAB, Canada’s underground science laboratory specializing in neutrino and dark matter physics.
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