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Astrophysics

Astrophysics applies the laws of physics and chemistry to explain the birth, life, and death of stars, planets, galaxies, nebulae, and other objects in the universe. Perimeter researchers work closely with experimentalists to discover new aspects of nature.

Scientists have discerned a sharp ring of light created by photons whipping around the back of a supermassive black hole…
/Aug 16, 2022
The CHIME/FRB Collaboration reveals a new type of fast radio burst with pulses spaced milliseconds apart in a new paper…
/Jul 13, 2022
Gravitational wave researchers gathered at Perimeter’s first in-person scientific workshop since the pandemic began.
/May 24, 2022
The Event Horizon Telescope collaboration, a globe-spanning consortium of researchers from Perimeter Institute and a dozen partner organizations, has released…
/May 12, 2022
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), an international collaboration including Perimeter researchers, has broken all previous records of galaxy mapping…
/Jan 19, 2022
In this special webcast on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 7 pm ET, physicist Manuel Calderón de la Barca Sánchez will…
/Oct 28, 2021
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), an international collaboration aiming to unravel the mystery of dark energy and fill in…
/May 17, 2021
In his April 7 webcast, cosmologist Will Percival will use recent galaxy survey results to explore the vastness of space.
/Mar 31, 2021
The Event Horizon Telescope collaboration has released a new image of the black hole at the heart of the M87…
/Mar 24, 2021
Watch the live webcast on this page on Wednesday, March 3 at 7 pm ET. A hundred years ago, we…
/Feb 24, 2021