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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.

Somewhere deep in space, ultrafast fireworks are going off, releasing as much energy in a single millisecond burst as our…
/Feb 25, 2019
The CHIME Telescope collaboration, in which Perimeter’s Kendrick Smith and team play a central role, announced this week the landmark…
/Jan 09, 2019
Pioneering astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell isn’t one to stand back from a challenge, whether it involves analyzing data, tackling sexism,…
/Dec 11, 2018
Avery Broderick and Avi Loeb published papers in 2005 and 2006 predicting the the behaviour of “hotspots” around black holes.…
/Oct 30, 2018
To kick off the 2018/19 season of the Perimeter Institute Public Lecture Series, Avery Broderick will provide an inside look…
/Sep 12, 2018
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory, Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, and other telescopes around the world have pinpointed a source of high-energy…
/Jul 12, 2018
A pulsar’s magnetosphere has been viewed in unprecedented detail, thanks to the tail of ionized gas from its companion star.
/Jun 06, 2018
Research reveals a new class of neutron star oscillation frequencies not predicted by general relativity.
/May 31, 2018
Wednesday Mar. 7, 2018 at 7PM ET Tickets for seats in the theatre will be available on Feb. 20, 2018…
/Feb 09, 2018
Perimeter astrophysicist Avery Broderick joined CTV Your Morning host Ben Mulroney to discuss the big questions driving research at the…
/Dec 06, 2017