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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.

To commemorate some big anniversaries in science and sci-fi, Perimeter Institute researchers, students, and staff reflect on fantastical figments that…
/Jul 02, 2015
A meditation on the ways art and science “converge and coalesce” in the human search for understanding. Read about the…
/Jun 16, 2015
When streams of thought converge, truth is found in the swirling eddies of opposing ideas.
/Jun 16, 2015
A little friendly competition never hurt anyone, especially when it’s about something as beautiful as the infinite decimal places of…
/Mar 13, 2015
A little friendly competition never hurt anyone, especially when it’s about something as beautiful as the infinite decimal places of…
/Mar 13, 2015
In celebration of the International Year of Light, Perimeter Institute presents 20 fascinating factoids about photons.
/Jan 28, 2015
For David “Doddy” Marsh, a postdoctoral researcher at Canada’s Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, skateboarding and physics are essential components…
/Dec 08, 2014
For Perimeter postdoc David “Doddy” Marsh, skateboarding and theoretical physics are two halves of his whole – sometimes complementary, sometimes…
/Dec 08, 2014
Juno Award-winning hip hop artist Shad explains the unexpected connections he discovered between music and theoretical physics thanks to his…
/Dec 05, 2014
To commemorate what would have been Carl Sagan’s 80th birthday, Perimeter Institute celebrates one of science’s greatest advocates.
/Nov 09, 2014