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Newswise: Quantum AI: Webcast to Explore the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Physics
Released: 1-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Quantum AI: Webcast to Explore the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Physics
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Join physicist Roger Melko for a live webcast May 2 as he explores the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence to questions in fundamental physics.

Released: 7-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EST
Celebrate International Women’s Day with a Live Webcast From Perimeter Institute
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On March 8, Perimeter Institute will host a live webcast featuring talks by women in a wide range of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers.

Released: 6-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST
Explore the “Weirdest” Stars in the Universe During Live Webcast
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Join astronomer Emily Levesque for a live webcast March 7 that will explore some of the most puzzling and bizarre objects being studied by astronomers today.

Newswise: Live Webcast to Explore How to Decipher Quantum Mysteries
Released: 7-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
Live Webcast to Explore How to Decipher Quantum Mysteries
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Join physicist Robert Spekkens for a live webcast Feb. 7 as he draws unexpected parallels between Egyptian hieroglyphs, Plato’s philosophy, and the puzzles of quantum theory.

Released: 8-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST
Live Webcast to Explore the Ways “Useless” Discoveries Have Changed Our Lives
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.In a live webcast on November 8, physicist Pauline Gagnon will explain how seemingly “useless” scientific discoveries, such as the Higgs boson, have changed the way we live our lives.

Released: 8-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT
Live Webcast to Boldly Go Where Science Meets Sci-Fi
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In a live webcast from Perimeter Institute on June 14, a panel of scientists and creative minds will discuss the influence of science fiction, particularly Star Trek, on their fields, and the role of creativity and imagination in their work.

Released: 19-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT
Live Webcast to Explore the “Soundtrack” of the Universe
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In a live webcast on May 3, physicist and author Janna Levin will discuss the landmark detection of gravitational waves and what it means for our understanding of our universe.

Released: 31-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT
The Tasty Side of Math Featured in Upcoming Live Webcast
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In a live webcast on April 5, mathematician and foodie Eugenia Cheng will demonstrate how even advanced mathematics can be made fascinating and fun for all.

Released: 22-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST
Upcoming Webcast Takes a Close Look at NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

In a live webcast March 1, astrophysicist Amber Straughn will discuss the development and construction of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, and the important scientific questions it will help answer.

Released: 30-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST
Live Webcast to Focus on How the Financial System Is Shaped by Physicists
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

In a live webcast February 1, James Weatherall will tell the story of how innovative physicists and mathematicians have shaped global finance since the Second World War.

Released: 2-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST
The Promise of Regenerative Medicine the Focus of Upcoming Live Webcast
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

In a live webcast December 7, Molly Shoichet will discuss new research that holds the potential to stop diseases – including cancer, blindness, and strokes – and reverse their effects.

Released: 19-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT
Live Webcast to Explore the Bizarre Physics Of "Bulletproof Custard"
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

In a live webcast November 2, Michael Cates will explore soft matter physics – strange materials that can change states, from liquid to solid and back, in the blink of an eye.

Newswise: Live Webcast: What to Expect From the Coming Quantum Era
Released: 26-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT
Live Webcast: What to Expect From the Coming Quantum Era
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

In a live webcast October 5, Michele Mosca will explore quantum technologies – those that already exist and those yet to come – and how they will affect our lives.

Released: 25-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT
Brilliant Blunders of Science Featured in Upcoming Webcast
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In a live webcast June 1, astrophysicist Mario Livio will explore how some of history’s greatest minds – including Charles Darwin, Linus Pauling, and Albert Einstein – committed big blunders on the path to profound breakthroughs.

Released: 24-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EDT
Nobel Laureate Art McDonald Featured in Upcoming Live Webcast
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

During a live webcast April 13, 2015 Nobel Prize-winning physicist Art McDonald will explain how researchers created an ultra-clean lab two kilometres underground in an active nickel mine to study fundamental physics, astrophysics, and cosmology.

Newswise: Explore the Dark Side in Upcoming Live Webcast
Released: 18-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST
Explore the Dark Side in Upcoming Live Webcast
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

During a live webcast March 2, theoretical cosmologist Katherine Freese will explore the mysterious dark side of our universe – dark matter and dark energy.

Released: 14-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST
Neutron Stars: The Cosmic Gift That Keeps on Giving - Live Webcast
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

During a live webcast Feb. 3, astrophysicist Victoria Kaspi will explore neutron stars, and explain how these mysterious celestial objects can shed light on some of the most vexing questions in the universe.

Newswise: How Physics is Accelerating Modern Medicine - Live Webcast
Released: 18-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST
How Physics is Accelerating Modern Medicine - Live Webcast
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

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.

Newswise: Nobel Laureate Explores Atomic Clocks in Live Webcast
Released: 15-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Nobel Laureate Explores Atomic Clocks in Live Webcast
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

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.

Released: 16-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Neil Turok to Discuss Universe's "Astonishing Simplicity" in Live Webcast
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

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.

Released: 21-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Life Behind the Physics - Webcast to Explore the Life of Niels Bohr
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

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.

Newswise: Building Blocks of Black Holes -- Webcast to Explore String Theory
Released: 5-May-2015 8:05 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.

Newswise: “The Most Wanted Particle” – Smashing Live Webcast to Illuminate LHC Higgs Hunt
Released: 23-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT
“The Most Wanted Particle” – Smashing Live Webcast to Illuminate LHC Higgs Hunt
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

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.

Released: 11-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST
Decoding Water: Physics Webcast to Explore Scarcity of Our Most Precious Resource
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

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.

Newswise: Physicist to Give
Released: 13-Jan-2015 4:55 PM EST
Physicist to Give "State of the Universe Address" in Live Webcast
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

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.

Released: 25-Mar-2014 6:00 AM EDT
Generational Waves: Young Physicists on the Big Questions that Drive their Scientific Journeys, Live from Perimeter Institute
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

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.


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