Travel from the subatomic realm to the farthest reaches of the universe with our new “Quantum to Cosmos” interactive scale!


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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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
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
A new method developed by Perimeter researchers may bring elusive black holes out of the shadows.
/Dec 15, 2016