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Cosmology

From the mysterious “dark matter” and “dark energy” that appear to dominate the cosmos, to the nature of the big bang singularity, and the “initial conditions” of the universe, cosmologists at Perimeter are involved in a range of theoretical and observational projects to advance our understanding of the universe.

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Dozens of theorists gathered at a recent conference at Perimeter Institute to probe one of humanity’s oldest questions: how did…
/Aug 01, 2017
Researchers at Perimeter Institute and Princeton University have created simulations that, contrary to conventional wisdom, spinning black holes may have…
/Jul 31, 2017
A decades-old description of the big bang may not hold up to mathematical scrutiny, according to new work co-authored by…
/Jun 15, 2017
The Truth is in the Stars: a panel on science and creativity Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Live panel discussion webcast:…
/May 18, 2017
The tick-tocking of 100 metronomes provided a fitting musical interlude to a conference examining the nature of time in the…
/May 12, 2017
CHIME, a radio telescope under construction in British Columbia, expects to find hundreds of “fast radio bursts” and generate a…
/May 10, 2017
New research proposes that the universe may have been two-dimensional at the time of the big bang.
/Apr 12, 2017
The globe-spanning Event Horizon Telescope is focussed with extreme precision at the black hole in the centre of our galaxy.
/Apr 08, 2017
New research from Perimeter suggests using black holes and gravitational waves to solve the mystery of dark matter.
/Mar 29, 2017
Watch a three-part documentary about Perimeter Institute that focuses on humankind’s understanding of time, and its relation to the structure…
/Mar 08, 2017