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Researchers cut a vexing problem into manageable shapes, and come up with a solution that could apply to all string…
Wednesday May 3, 2017 at 7 PM ET The live webcast will appear on this page More than a billion years…
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The true power of science is that it perpetually refines our understanding based on new evidence.
/Apr 26, 2017
New research proposes that the universe may have been two-dimensional at the time of the big bang.
/Apr 12, 2017
When physicist and philosopher James Weatherall came to Waterloo to present his Perimeter Public Lecture, we jumped at the chance…
/Apr 11, 2017
The globe-spanning Event Horizon Telescope is focussed with extreme precision at the black hole in the centre of our galaxy.
/Apr 08, 2017
The Waterloo Global Science Initiative has released the OpenAccess Energy Blueprint, which charts a course toward a future with universal…
/Apr 03, 2017
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New research from Perimeter suggests using black holes and gravitational waves to solve the mystery of dark matter.
/Mar 29, 2017
Physicist Percy Paul traces his scientific path from a grassy field in northern Saskatchewan to studying higher-dimensional string theory at…
/Mar 29, 2017
Curiosity, ambition, and a willingness to embrace uncertainty are rewarded in STEM careers, speakers tell teens at Inspiring Future Women…
/Mar 24, 2017
The James Webb Space Telescope will be an incredible new eyepiece on the universe.
/Mar 24, 2017
Theoretical physics is a notoriously difficult subject to explain. So it’s especially impressive that Henry Reich can tackle tricky physics…
/Mar 20, 2017
The Power of Ideas tour is winding its way across Canada to inspire the next generation of hackers, makers, doers,…
Get your fill of pi (videos) to celebrate Pi Day, including great short videos from Hank Green, James Grime, Veritasium…
/Mar 14, 2017
During a live webcast on Wed. April 5, 2017, mathematician Eugenia King will demonstrate advanced abstract algebra using edible examples.
/Mar 10, 2017
Watch a three-part documentary about Perimeter Institute that focuses on humankind’s understanding of time, and its relation to the structure…
/Mar 08, 2017
Small but mighty, neutron stars pack unbelievable mass into a tiny space – and that’s just part of what makes…
/Feb 23, 2017
Researchers say newly discovered planets offer best opportunity to look for atmospheres and biosignatures of life outside our solar system.
/Feb 22, 2017

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