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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.

Learn more about Cosmology at Perimeter Institute here.

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
Jocelyn Bell Burnell, winner of the 2018 Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, is an accomplished scientist and champion for…
/Oct 12, 2018
Test your knowledge of all things great and small.
/Oct 12, 2018
Since her postdoc days at Perimeter, visiting researcher Claudia de Rham has explored gravity from all possible angles.
/Sep 17, 2018
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