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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

International Physics Community to Converge at Perimeter Institute

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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

Quantum Cause and Effect

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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

Perimeter Institute and Chalk.com Take Physics Education to the Next Level

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

Physicists Awarded Prize for Groundbreaking Work in Cosmology

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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

An Interstellar Journey: Webcast to Examine Human Colonization of Space

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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

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

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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

Are Weak Values Quantum? Don’t Bet on It

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New work asserts that a key technique used to probe quantum systems may not be so quantum after all, according to Perimeter postdoctoral researcher Joshua Combes and his colleague Christopher Ferrie.
24-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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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"

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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

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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

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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

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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