A new research hub at Perimeter Institute seeks to shed light on some of the most profound mysteries in modern physics, from the big bang and black holes to dark matter and dark energy.
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New research in Nature Physics demonstrates that machine learning algorithms might play an important role in identifying different phases of condensed matter.
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Asimina Arvanitaki will share the New Horizons in Physics Prize from the Breakthrough Foundation – a $100,000 award that recognizes exceptionally promising young researchers.
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Accelerating Talent: Perimeter Institute Partners with South American Institute for Fundamental Research
Perimeter Institute and the South American Institute for Fundamental Research celebrate a new partnership that will support research, training, and educational outreach.
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Mike Lazaridis, founder of Blackberry and the visionary Canada's Quantum Valley, delivered a keynote at the Quantum Europe 2015 conference in Amsterdam on the Quantum Valley model in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
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The Stavros Niarchos Foundation and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics have launched an $8 million partnership to fuel the groundbreaking research of one of the world’s top emerging theoretical particle physicists.
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Researchers from Perimeter Institute have won both first and third prizes in the 2015 Buchalter Cosmology Prize competition for work that sheds new light on the workings of space and time.
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For the first time, astronomers have detected evidence of magnetic fields near Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way, taking the study of black hole growth from theoretical expectation to empirical fact.
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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.
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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.
8-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST
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.
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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.
19-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT
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.
31-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT
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.
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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.
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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.
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