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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.

This week, Boston became a global epicentre of big ideas, from black holes to boosting brainpower, from robotic bugs to…
/February 18, 2017
Two of the most powerful words in science might just be “Wanna bet?”
/January 26, 2017
The speed of light — a brisk 299,792 kilometers per second — is one of the universe’s most fundamental (and scientifically…
/January 25, 2017
The national tour of Innovation150 — a celebration of Canadian ingenuity as part of the country’s sesquicentennial — kicked off…
/January 13, 2017
Have you forgotten to get a gift for your favourite physicist or physics fan? We’ve got you covered.
/December 22, 2016
When artist Jayne Reich accompanied her physicist husband to Perimeter Institute in the summer of 2016, she decided to embark…
/December 20, 2016
It has been another illuminating year at Perimeter Institute.
/December 16, 2016
Sometimes it only takes one moment – a chance encounter, or a stroke of luck – to spark a lifelong…
/December 13, 2016
Are Star Trek technologies science fiction or science fact?
/November 29, 2016
Just one breakthrough in theoretical physics can change the world.
/November 28, 2016