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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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The international EHT research team, including Perimeter’s Avery Broderick, recently measured for the first time the magnetic fields that contribute…
/Dec 04, 2015
Experimentalists and theorists gather at Convergence to explore shared unknowns.
/Nov 07, 2015
Emmy Noether Fellow Sarah Shandera finds the best response to lingering inequality in science is to ditch the anger and…
/Oct 21, 2015
On Oct. 7, 2015, Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok opened the 2015/16 season of the PI Public Lecture Series with…
/Oct 08, 2015
How important is imagination in physics? CBC Ideas host Paul Kennedy asks Perimeter Institute researchers. Listen to their answers in the…
/Oct 08, 2015
Arthur B. McDonald, a member of the Perimeter Institute Board of Directors and Professor Emeritus at Queen’s University, has been…
/Oct 06, 2015
Join Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok live on Oct. 7 as he examines the surprising simplicity of the universe, and…
/Sep 17, 2015
Perimeter Associate Faculty member Maxim Pospelov has proposed a new method of hunting for dark matter using atomic clocks.
/May 05, 2015
New research has overturned a widely publicized claim about the beginnings of the universe.
/Apr 22, 2015
Time flies straight ahead like an arrow, never backtracking, and a Perimeter postdoc has co-authored a Physical Review Letters paper…
/Apr 21, 2015