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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Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok explores a universe of ideas in the presentation he delivered across Canada in 2017 as…
/Jun 29, 2018
Stephen Hawking was a global science superstar. For physicists at Perimeter Institute, he was also a colleague, mentor, and friend.
/Jun 01, 2018
Cosmologist Neil Turok reflects on the life, work, and unquenchable curiosity of his friend and colleague, Stephen Hawking.
/Jun 01, 2018
The music of the cosmos can be eerie, jarring, and surprisingly beautiful.
/May 23, 2018
It’s a debate that has been going for millennia: how did the universe begin? As this feature from Quanta explains,…
/Feb 01, 2018
“Spirits are high for the hope of ushering in a new era of astrophysics,” reads a new article in Astronomy…
/Jan 08, 2018
Research at Perimeter Institute’s new Centre for the Universe will bridge theory and experiment to pursue discoveries about black holes,…
/Nov 21, 2017
Science often progresses not in leaps and bounds, but by inching towards the truth. When looking in the obvious places…
/Oct 05, 2017
The 2017/18 season of the Perimeter Institute Public Lecture series kicks off October 4 with cosmologist Erik Verlinde explaining why…
/Sep 06, 2017
New experiments are generating more data than we can possibly store. Kendrick Smith is one of a new breed of cosmologists,…
/Aug 30, 2017