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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.

This week, Boston became a global epicentre of big ideas, from black holes to boosting brainpower, from robotic bugs to…
/February 18, 2017
Scientists and journalists remember a remarkable scientist and human being.
/December 27, 2016
It’s a telescope as big as the Earth, aimed at some of the most mysterious phenomena in the universe.
/December 20, 2016
A new method developed by Perimeter researchers may bring elusive black holes out of the shadows.
/December 15, 2016
Avery Broderick and Tim Johannsen of Perimeter Institute and the University of Waterloo explain a new method for testing the…
/September 13, 2016
Perimeter researchers use measurements from the Event Horizon Telescope to test Einstein’s theory with the supermassive black hole at the…
/September 13, 2016
The international EHT research team, including Perimeter’s Avery Broderick, has measured for the first time the magnetic fields that contribute…
/August 16, 2016
Perimeter takes a look back at an illuminating year of science. 
/March 29, 2016
Evidence of “ripples in spacetime” detected by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration marks the dawn of gravitational wave astronomy, say Perimeter…
/March 18, 2016
Einstein’s theory of general relativity may soon be put to the ultimate test through measurements of a black hole’s shadow,…
/March 18, 2016