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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.

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
EN FRANÇAIS : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpIpifQChkY Innovation150 is an interactive, year-long celebration of Canadian innovation that will offer cutting-edge opportunities for youth, families,…
/Mar 15, 2016
Edwin Hubble was a man of great talent, exceptional dedication, and excellent timing who reshaped our view of the universe. To…
/Mar 13, 2016
Dr. Katherine Freese explains the hunt for dark matter, the abundant-but-elusive matter believed to make up the majority of stuff…
/Mar 03, 2016
Perimeter Institute Faculty member Asimina Arvanitaki explains how black holes can be though of as nature’s particle accelerators, and how…
/Feb 26, 2016
Your handy guide to gravitational waves, and their ripple effects to our understanding of the cosmos
/Feb 25, 2016
On Feb. 11, 2016, a panel of researchers from Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics discussed the meaning and implications of…
/Feb 12, 2016