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A century ago, Emmy Noether published a theorem that would change mathematics and physics. Here’s an all-ages guided tour through…
By coming up with new combinations of nature’s tiniest pieces, Timothy Hsieh creates blueprints for novel phenomena that could be…
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Former Perimeter grad student Cohl Furey suspects eight-dimensional numbers called “octonions” could unlock secrets of the universe, and she’s not…
/Jul 20, 2018
Students and researchers learned about the myriad opportunities that exist for physicists outside academia at Perimeter’s first Career Trajectories Day.
/Jul 19, 2018
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory, Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, and other telescopes around the world have pinpointed a source of high-energy…
/Jul 12, 2018
Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok explores a universe of ideas in the presentation he delivered across Canada in 2017 as…
/Jun 29, 2018
A pulsar’s magnetosphere has been viewed in unprecedented detail, thanks to the tail of ionized gas from its companion star.
/Jun 06, 2018
Stephen Hawking was a global science superstar. For physicists at Perimeter Institute, he was also a colleague, mentor, and friend.
/Jun 01, 2018
Why do we have rainbows and not rainsquares? And what does it look like once you’re inside a rainbow? Let’s…
/Jun 01, 2018
Perimeter researchers are pulling from physics and mathematics to connect two ways of understanding nature, writes Dan Falk.
/Jun 01, 2018
Is a category mistake at the root of our troubles with quantum theory? Perimeter Faculty member Robert Spekkens explores the…
/Jun 01, 2018
Research reveals a new class of neutron star oscillation frequencies not predicted by general relativity.
/May 31, 2018
Recognize women who changed science with this free collection of print-at-home posters.
The music of the cosmos can be eerie, jarring, and surprisingly beautiful.
/May 23, 2018
By getting out early and grappling with the challenges that entails, quantum entrepreneurs are bridging the divide between theory and…
/May 15, 2018
One question dominated the Waterloo Global Science Initiative’s 2018 summit: how do we steer the world towards sustainable development?
/May 10, 2018
Researchers are seeing cracks in the structure of science. The solution, they suggest, could be to create a new, open-plan…
/May 08, 2018
A new article in Quanta explores how physicists are using ultra-sensitive atomic clocks to seek hidden phenomena in physics, including…
/Apr 17, 2018
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