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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.

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
After the year of gravitational waves, will this be the year researchers crack the mystery of dark matter? Some are…
/Jan 11, 2017
Scientists and journalists remember a remarkable scientist and human being.
/Dec 27, 2016
It’s a telescope as big as the Earth, aimed at some of the most mysterious phenomena in the universe.
/Dec 20, 2016
A new method developed by Perimeter researchers may bring elusive black holes out of the shadows.
/Dec 15, 2016
Perimeter researcher Kendrick Smith is part of a cross-Canada team that will get an unprecedented glimpse at a hidden epoch…
/Dec 01, 2016
Scientists, philosophers, and deep thinkers from across disciplines assembled for an unconventional gathering at Perimeter.
/Nov 29, 2016