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Particle Physics

Particle physics identifies nature’s constituents and interactions at the most fundamental level. Perimeter researchers compare theoretical ideas with experimental observations, then use this information to constrain the theoretical possibilities to advance scientific discovery.

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Enormous accelerators have led to many important discoveries, but the next wave of breakthroughs could come from table-top experiments, writes…
/December 14, 2016
Dr. Art McDonald explains how researchers created an ultra-clean lab two kilometres underground in an active nickel mine to study…
/April 14, 2016
Despite making up the vast majority of stuff in our universe, dark matter remains invisible. But perhaps it’s not inaudible.
/March 29, 2016
Perimeter takes a look back at an illuminating year of science. 
/March 29, 2016
In his April 13 public lecture at Perimeter Institute, Nobel Laureate Art McDonald will explain how researchers created an ultra-clean…
/March 23, 2016
Perimeter Institute Faculty member Asimina Arvanitaki explains how black holes can be though of as nature’s particle accelerators, and how…
/February 26, 2016
Could black holes be the universe’s own accelerator experiments, churning out signals that may unveil exotic new particles – perhaps…
/November 27, 2015
Perimeter Associate Faculty member Maxim Pospelov has proposed a new method of hunting for dark matter using atomic clocks.
/November 26, 2015
A hundred years ago in Berlin, Albert Einstein finally homed in on the definitive version of general relativity, his spectacular…
/November 2, 2015
Arthur B. McDonald, a member of the Perimeter Institute Board of Directors and Professor Emeritus at Queen’s University, has been…
/October 6, 2015