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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.

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Perimeter researchers use measurements from the Event Horizon Telescope to test Einstein’s theory with the supermassive black hole at the…
/Sep 13, 2016
Running sophisticated simulations on a powerful supercomputer, an international research team has glimpsed the unique turbulence that fuels stellar explosions.
/Aug 23, 2016
A new model of quantum cosmology shows how this universe might have been born from the one before it –…
/Aug 16, 2016
The international EHT research team, including Perimeter’s Avery Broderick, has measured for the first time the magnetic fields that contribute…
/Aug 16, 2016
Some of the most abundant stuff in the universe is also the most mysterious, but we may not be in…
/Jun 29, 2016
Asimina Arvanitaki has been named the inaugural Stavros Niarchos Foundation Aristarchus Chair in Theoretical Physics at Perimeter Institute. An $8…
/Apr 28, 2016
On Wednesday May 4, 2016, Tim Palmer (University of Oxford) delivers a live webcast talk at Perimeter Institute on how…
/Apr 20, 2016
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the work being done at Perimeter and in Canada’s “Quantum Valley” is vital to the…
/Apr 17, 2016
Despite making up the vast majority of stuff in our universe, dark matter remains invisible. But perhaps it’s not inaudible.
/Mar 29, 2016
In his April 13 public lecture at Perimeter Institute, Nobel Laureate Art McDonald will explain how researchers created an ultra-clean…
/Mar 23, 2016