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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.

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
New measurements of galactic dust cast doubt on the claimed detection of gravitational waves from this past March.
/Apr 21, 2015
Our universe may have emerged from a black hole in a higher-dimensional universe, propose a trio of Perimeter Institute researchers…
/Apr 17, 2015
Cosmologist Kendrick Smith gives a guided tour through the expanding universe, from the big bang to our present-day understanding of…
/Feb 06, 2015
Dr. Kendrick Smith, a cosmologist at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, provides a little illumination on the invisible gravitational glue…
/Feb 03, 2015