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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.

Dr. Kendrick Smith, a cosmologist at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, provides a little illumination on the invisible gravitational glue…
/Feb 03, 2015
Dr. Cameron Smith, professor of anthropology at Portland State University, explains what inspired his research into human space colonization (and…
/Dec 01, 2014
Dr. Cameron Smith, professor of anthropology at Portland State University, says clues from human prehistory and evolution will determine humanity’s…
/Nov 27, 2014
Dr. Nima Arkani-Hamed (Perimeter Institute and Institute for Advanced Study) delivers the second lecture of the 2014/15 Perimeter Institute Public…
/Nov 07, 2014
A strange thing about black holes: they shine. The current issue of Science Express, the online advance publication of the…
/Aug 12, 2014
Jacob Barnett, a Perimeter Scholars International student, answers the question: “what would happen if you were sucked into a black…
/Apr 09, 2014
Will Kinney, professor of physics at the University at Buffalo, explains gravitational waves, which the recently announced BICEP2 experiment seems…
/Mar 18, 2014
A new paper published in Science by PI Associate Faculty member Luis Lehner and colleagues may provide a powerful tool…
/Jul 11, 2013