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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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A hundred years ago in Berlin, Albert Einstein finally homed in on the definitive version of general relativity, his spectacular…
/Nov 02, 2015
Arthur B. McDonald, a member of the Perimeter Institute Board of Directors and Professor Emeritus at Queen’s University, has been…
/Oct 06, 2015
Perimeter Board Member and valued colleague scores two career coups in one month, sharing the 2015 Nobel and Breakthrough Prizes.
/Oct 01, 2015
Perimeter Associate Faculty member Maxim Pospelov has proposed a new method of hunting for dark matter using atomic clocks.
/May 05, 2015
Jon Butterworth, a veteran of the hunt for the Higgs boson, explains what’s next for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)…
/Mar 30, 2015
Jon Butterworth of CERN’s ATLAS experiment describes the excitement surrounding the discovery of the Higgs boson. Butterworth will provide a…
/Mar 27, 2015
Jon Butterworth (University College London) explains the particle-smashing principles behind the Large Hadron Collider. Butterworth will provide a first-hand account…
/Mar 26, 2015
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/Aug 13, 2014
Perimeter Faculty members Philip Schuster and Natalia Toro use existing accelerators to look for forces beyond the known four.
/Aug 13, 2014
The Higgs boson, sought for decades, has been discovered. What does that mean and where do we go from here?
/Aug 12, 2014