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Explore Secrets of the Universe, a new giant-screen documentary produced in association with Perimeter!

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.

How Canadians cracked the secret to detecting fast radio bursts and turned a trickle of discoveries into a deluge.
/Dec 03, 2019
Test and expand your knowledge of our galactic home with this quiz about the Milky Way.
/Nov 13, 2019
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, a new sky-surveying instrument involving a pair of Perimeter scientists, will seek to advance our…
/Oct 28, 2019
Gabriela González will take the audience on a journey to some of the universe’s most violent places, and explain how…
/Oct 02, 2019
The CHIME telescope has announced the discovery of more fast radio bursts, or FRBs, including eight new repeating signals.
/Aug 26, 2019
Just across the mountains from where Dustin Lang grew up now sits a telescope that he and colleagues are using…
/Aug 06, 2019
What’s in a name? For the scientists behind these marvelous monikers, it seems a catchy acronym is key.
/Jul 02, 2019
Theoretical astrophysicist Avery Broderick reflects on the 20-year project that went from audacious idea to globe-stopping announcement.
/Jun 19, 2019
Multimessenger astronomy is here. What are researchers doing with it?
/Jun 07, 2019