Menu
Close
Close

Welcome Inside the Perimeter! Learn more about our new site.

Mathematical Physics

In mathematical physics, new problems in physics give rise to new mathematics to solve them, while new mathematics open doors to understandings of the physical universe.

Learn more about Mathematical Physics at Perimeter Institute here.

In this abridgement of his 2015 FQXi second-prize-winning essay “Mathematics Is Physics,” Matthew Leifer argues that mathematics is a natural…
/Dec 01, 2016
Perimeter Faculty member Laurent Freidel’s new research aims to revisit and revise the very notion of space.
/Nov 23, 2016
Recent Perimeter research based on the holographic principle seeks new connections between general relativity and quantum field theory. 
/Aug 16, 2016
Einstein called Emmy Noether the “most important woman in the history of mathematics.” Find out about Perimeter’s Emmy Noether Fellowships…
/Oct 23, 2015
As the newly announced Clay Riddell Paul Dirac Chair in Theoretical Physics, Pedro Vieira is continuing his quest to equip…
/Oct 17, 2015
Emmy Noether’s astounding insights continue to underpin physics. Pity most people haven’t heard of her.
/Sep 17, 2015
Perimeter physicist Matteo Smerlak helps uncover a new predator-prey power law that shapes biomass scaling across ecosystems.
/Sep 16, 2015
During the Convergence conference at Perimeter Institute on June 21, 2015, Peter Olver and Ruth Gregory explored the mathematical legacy…
/Jun 24, 2015
Perimeter researchers Yidun Wan and Ling-Yan Hung have taken an important step toward using topologically open surfaces like cylinders for…
/Apr 23, 2015
Alan Turing did more than just crack the Enigma Machine. Mathematician and cryptography expert Dr. James Grime fills you in…
/Jun 23, 2014