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Fun Stuff

From puzzles to pop songs, physics has a way of touching every aspect of our lives. Why? Because science is awesome! These videos, posters, memes, and more celebrate the “fun” of fundamental physics.

Theoretical physics is a notoriously difficult subject to explain. So it’s especially impressive that Henry Reich can tackle tricky physics…
/Mar 20, 2017
Get your fill of pi (videos) to celebrate Pi Day, including great short videos from Hank Green, James Grime, Veritasium…
/Mar 14, 2017
Small but mighty, neutron stars pack unbelievable mass into a tiny space – and that’s just part of what makes…
/Feb 23, 2017
This week, Boston became a global epicentre of big ideas, from black holes to boosting brainpower, from robotic bugs to…
/Feb 18, 2017
Two of the most powerful words in science might just be “Wanna bet?”
/Jan 26, 2017
The speed of light — a brisk 299,792 kilometers per second — is one of the universe’s most fundamental (and scientifically…
/Jan 25, 2017
The national tour of Innovation150 — a celebration of Canadian ingenuity as part of the country’s sesquicentennial — kicked off…
/Jan 13, 2017
Have you forgotten to get a gift for your favourite physicist or physics fan? We’ve got you covered.
/Dec 22, 2016
When artist Jayne Reich accompanied her physicist husband to Perimeter Institute in the summer of 2016, she decided to embark…
/Dec 20, 2016
It has been another illuminating year at Perimeter Institute.
/Dec 16, 2016