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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.

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
Perimeter researcher leads team using the oldest light in the universe to measure the mass of distant galaxy clusters.
/Jan 15, 2021
Perimeter Associate Faculty member Avery Broderick and his collaborator, Dominic Pesce, have developed a tool that promises to accelerate progress…
/Nov 26, 2020
In a paper released in Nature, the innovative CHIME telescope has revealed new data about mysterious bursts of radiation.
/Nov 04, 2020
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey has filled in 11 billion years in our picture of the universe, providing “some of…
/Jul 19, 2020
A team of Canadian researchers has announced the first detection of a fast radio burst that repeats with predictable frequency.
/Jun 17, 2020
The Event Horizon Telescope, the globe-spanning network that captured humanity’s first image of a black hole, has now peered deep…
/Apr 07, 2020