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The Black Hole at the Birth of the Universe

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Our universe may have emerged from a black hole in a higher-dimensional universe, propose a trio of Perimeter Institute researchers in the cover story of the latest Scientific American.
7-Aug-2014 12:45 PM EDT

Is the Universe a Bubble? Let's Check

Perimeter Associate Faculty member Matthew Johnson and his colleagues are working to bring the multiverse hypothesis, which to some sounds like a fanciful tale, firmly into the realm of testable science.
17-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

From Pencil Marks to Quantum Computers

Pick up a pencil. Make a mark on a piece of paper. Congratulations: you are doing cutting-edge condensed matter physics. You might even be making the first mark on the road to quantum computers, according to new Perimeter research.
3-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Turbulent Black Holes: Fasten Your Seatbelts...Gravity Is About to Get Bumpy!

New research at Perimeter shows that gravitational fields around black holes might eddy and swirl.
5-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Math Meets Music: The Surprising Symmetry of String Theory and Schoenberg

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On June 4, join Dr. S. James Gates Jr. on a journey down the path that links one of the most challenging concepts in theoretical physics to the works of Austrian composer Arnold Schoenberg.
29-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Mapping the Road to Quantum Gravity

The road uniting quantum field theory and general relativity – the two great theories of modern physics – has been impassable for 80 years. Could a tool from condensed matter physics finally help map the way?
23-Apr-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Shedding Light on a Dark Universe: From the Higgs to Dark Matter

Join Dr. Gianfranco Bertone at the May 7 Perimeter Public Lecture as he dives into one of the most pressing challenges in modern science – identifying the nature of dark matter.
22-Apr-2014 2:15 PM EDT

Waterloo Global Science Initiative Release a New Blueprint for 21st Century Education

The Waterloo Global Science Initiative has released the Equinox Blueprint: Learning 2030, a vision for redesigning high school education to best prepare students for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.
16-Apr-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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Generational Waves: Young Physicists on the Big Questions that Drive their Scientific Journeys, Live from Perimeter Institute

Join Kate Lunau of Maclean’s magazine in conversation with some of the science community’s emerging talent, as they share youthful perspectives on pursuing theoretical physics and investigating the big questions of our time.
25-Mar-2014 6:00 AM EDT

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