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 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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Wednesday Apr 02, 2008
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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.

 

Tuesday Apr 01, 2008
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Quantum measure theory describes quantum theory as a generalization of a classical stochastic process, which may be fruitful for quantum gravity. I will describe the approach, and show that, in the context of an EPRB setup with two distant experimenters, two alternative experiments, and two outcomes per experiment, any set of no signaling probabilities can be realized, albeit by violating a `strong positivity\' condition.

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Thursday Mar 27, 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 Mar 26, 2008
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The Problem of Time in Quantum Gravity and Cosmology

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Wednesday Mar 26, 2008
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The Problem of Time in Quantum Gravity and Cosmology

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