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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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Despite making up the vast majority of stuff in our universe, dark matter remains invisible. But perhaps it’s not inaudible.
/Mar 29, 2016
Perimeter takes a look back at an illuminating year of science. 
/Mar 29, 2016
In his April 13 public lecture at Perimeter Institute, Nobel Laureate Art McDonald will explain how researchers created an ultra-clean…
/Mar 23, 2016
Perimeter Institute Faculty member Asimina Arvanitaki explains how black holes can be though of as nature’s particle accelerators, and how…
/Feb 26, 2016
Could black holes be the universe’s own accelerator experiments, churning out signals that may unveil exotic new particles – perhaps…
/Nov 27, 2015
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