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People kept telling Bianca Dittrich to turn back. She ignored them, and is breaking new ground on one of physics’…
/Aug 11, 2017
From quantum field theory to cancer research: How one PhD student is turning his natural curiosity into a career.
/Aug 01, 2017
Researchers at Perimeter Institute and Princeton University have created simulations that, contrary to conventional wisdom, spinning black holes may have…
/Jul 31, 2017
Don’t know what you want to be when you grow up? Don’t sweat it, says Perimeter Institute physicist Lauren Hayward…
/Jul 25, 2017
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Cutting-edge science met centuries-old traditions when researchers from the Institute for Quantum Computing trekked to the Canadian territory of Nunavut…
/Jul 19, 2017
By pushing Einstein’s landmark theory to its limits, Luis Lehner hopes to crack open a pathway to new physics.
/Jul 17, 2017
Most people who take a year off between high school and university pack a swimsuit and head to the airport.…
/Jul 06, 2017
Childhood puzzles opened up a world of exploration for Kevin Costello.
/Jul 06, 2017
Emmy Noether Visiting Fellow Natasha Perkins says experimental relevance is not as important as many people think. If something is…
/Jul 06, 2017
If society boosts confidence in math, women will come (and more importantly, stay) in the field, says Emmy Noether Visiting…
Raymond Laflamme is stepping down from his role as director at the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of…
/Jun 28, 2017
Making music with a pendulum, 75 pounds of rice, and imagination.
/Jun 21, 2017
A decades-old description of the big bang may not hold up to mathematical scrutiny, according to new work co-authored by…
/Jun 15, 2017
Topological materials hold great potential for quantum computing, but we don’t know how to make them yet. These scientists came…
/Jun 07, 2017
What do you get when 11 of Canada’s top science organizations go back to high school for a day? One amazing…
/Jun 01, 2017

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