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If you want to probe quantum phases, let the system do the work.

When dozens of telescopes turned to focus on a source of gravitational waves detected by LIGO-Virgo, the rich array of…
Science often progresses not in leaps and bounds, but by inching towards the truth. When looking in the obvious places…
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Recognize women who changed science with this free collection of print-at-home posters.
/Oct 18, 2017
Pauline Gagnon’s Nov. 8 talk at Perimeter Institute will explore how discoveries at the cutting edge of fundamental physics may…
/Oct 16, 2017
Nobel Prize in Physics goes to trio whose combined efforts helped create experiment that directly detected gravitational waves in 2015.
/Oct 03, 2017
New detection of colliding black holes points to “incredibly bright” future for gravitational wave science.  
/Sep 27, 2017
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Perimeter Institute Faculty member Lee Smolin examines the fundamental forces of a healthy society in an opinion piece published in…
/Sep 19, 2017
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/Sep 13, 2017
Tune in here each month for a deep-dive into the fascinating world of physics, as explained by leading scientists from…
/Sep 06, 2017
The 2017/18 season of the Perimeter Institute Public Lecture series kicks off October 4 with cosmologist Erik Verlinde explaining why…
/Sep 06, 2017
New experiments are generating more data than we can possibly store. Kendrick Smith is one of a new breed of cosmologists,…
/Aug 30, 2017
The worlds of theory and experiment collided at Perimeter Institute during a recent conference designed to spark breakthroughs in physics…
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/Aug 17, 2017
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/Aug 16, 2017
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/Aug 11, 2017
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/Aug 04, 2017
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/Aug 04, 2017

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