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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.

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
Evidence of “ripples in spacetime” detected by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration marks the dawn of gravitational wave astronomy, say Perimeter…
/Mar 18, 2016
Einstein’s theory of general relativity may soon be put to the ultimate test through measurements of a black hole’s shadow,…
/Mar 18, 2016
Perimeter researchers show how the largest possible structure – the curvature of the universe as a whole – can be…
/Mar 18, 2016
Perimeter researchers Flavio Mercati, Elliot Nelson, and Niayesh Afshordi have won first and third places in the second annual Buchalter…
/Mar 18, 2016