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Webcast Lecture Series Takes Audiences to Frontiers of Physics

On October 7, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics launches the 2015/2016 season of its popular Public Lecture Series — live, accessible webcasts by some of the world’s pre-eminent scientists.
2-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Canadian Physics Accelerator Gets Multimillion-Dollar Boost

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI) has forged strategic new partnerships that will inject more than $4 million into fundamental research, training, and outreach at the Institute.
22-Jun-2015 5:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International Physics Community to Converge at Perimeter Institute


Researchers from around the world – and across the Internet – with gather at Canada’s Perimeter Institute to discuss the future of physics during the Convergence conference, June 20-24, 2015.
16-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Quantum Cause and Effect


Correlation does not imply causation – unless it’s quantum. That’s the message of surprising new work from Perimeter Institute and the Institute for Quantum Computing.
23-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Perimeter Institute and Take Physics Education to the Next Level

A new partnership between Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI) and Kitchener-Waterloo based startup makes theoretical physics lessons accessible to educators worldwide.
24-Feb-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Physicists Awarded Prize for Groundbreaking Work in Cosmology


The Buchalter Cosmology Prize has been awarded to Lee Smolin (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics) and Marina Cortês (University of Edinburgh), for their work on causality and time.
6-Jan-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

An Interstellar Journey: Webcast to Examine Human Colonization of Space


On December 3, join Dr. Cameron Smith as he discusses the challenges associated with interstellar voyages and long-term space settlement.
13-Nov-2014 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exploring the Fabric of Time and Space: Upcoming Physics Webcast Tackles Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime


On November 6, join Dr. Nima Arkani-Hamed for a journey from the infinitesimal to the infinite as he explores the links between quantum mechanics and the fabric of our universe.
22-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Physics is Accelerating Modern Medicine - Live Webcast


On Dec. 2, scientist Paul Schaffer will explore in a live webcast how particle accelerators are being used to advance the field of nuclear medicine.
18-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST

Nobel Laureate Explores Atomic Clocks in Live Webcast


On Nov. 4, Nobel Laureate Dr. David Wineland will explore the theoretical and technological know-how needed to build ultra-precise atomic clocks that might help enable a quantum revolution.
15-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Neil Turok to Discuss Universe's "Astonishing Simplicity" in Live Webcast

Join Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok on Oct. 7 as he examines the surprising simplicity of the universe, and why its discovery represents a turning point in fundamental physics.
16-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Life Behind the Physics - Webcast to Explore the Life of Niels Bohr

In a live webcast on June 3, Dr. Vilhelm Bohr – grandson of Nobel-winning physicist Niels Bohr – will delve into his grandfather’s life and legacy.
21-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Building Blocks of Black Holes -- Webcast to Explore String Theory "Legos"


In a live webcast on May 6, physicist Dr. Amanda Peet will describe how the “Legos” of string theory can help us study and understand the extreme physics of black holes.
5-May-2015 8:05 AM EDT

“The Most Wanted Particle” – Smashing Live Webcast to Illuminate LHC Higgs Hunt


On April 1, physicist Jon Butterworth will give a personal account of working at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC), and recount the excitement and tension surrounding the quest for the Higgs boson.
23-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Decoding Water: Physics Webcast to Explore Scarcity of Our Most Precious Resource

On March 4, dive into the fascinating physics of water with Dr. Marcia Barbosa, whose unique research seeks to solve a problem of global significance: the dangerous scarcity of fresh water for millions.
11-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

Physicist to Give "State of the Universe Address" in Live Webcast


On February 4, join Dr. Kendrick Smith on a journey from the big bang to the farthest reaches of the cosmos, and learn how new research may shed light on some of our universe’s deepest mysteries.
13-Jan-2015 4:55 PM EST

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