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.

Learn more about Cosmology at Perimeter Institute here.

The Truth is in the Stars: a panel on science and creativity Wednesday, June 14, 2017 In-house movie screening (limited…
/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
Small but mighty, neutron stars pack unbelievable mass into a tiny space – and that’s just part of what makes…
/Feb 23, 2017
Observational evidence described in Physical Review Letters may illuminate new aspects of quantum gravity.
/Jan 30, 2017
The speed of light — a brisk 299,792 kilometers per second — is one of the universe’s most fundamental (and scientifically…
/Jan 25, 2017