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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.

LIGO’s historic detection of gravitational waves produced a flood of questions from curious youngsters. Good thing the Inside the Perimeter…
/Oct 17, 2016
Rajiv asks: It’s weird, that floaty feeling you get at the top of a roller coaster. You feel it in…
/Sep 17, 2016
On the 50th anniversary of Star Trek’s premiere, Perimeter Institute researchers past and present reflect on the show’s enduring influence…
/Sep 08, 2016
Perimeter talks with virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier about “fashionable” science, the problems with money, and whether we should make…
/Aug 23, 2016
“Faster, higher, stronger.” The Olympic motto also expresses some of the underlying physics of the Games: velocity, kinetic energy, force.
/Aug 10, 2016
Please your ears and feed your brain with these brilliantly nerdy tracks.
/Jul 20, 2016
It’s not uncommon for scientists to describe their closest collaborators as being like family, and for some it is not…
/May 13, 2016
During Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in April 2016, a journalist jokingly asked the…
/Apr 17, 2016
In 1928, Paul Dirac developed an equation (fittingly called the Dirac equation) that predicted the behaviour of electrons near the…
/Apr 08, 2016
Sometimes the best kind of scientific collaborator is a silent partner who lends a hand (or a paw) simply by…
/Mar 21, 2016