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The Perimeter Public Lecture Series brings great thinkers from around the world to Canada to share their ideas on a wide variety of interesting and topical subjects. Lectures are webcast live on this site, and can also be viewed on Perimeter’s YouTube channel.

Neil Turok, Director of Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, joins Paul Kennedy, host of CBC Radio’s IDEAS, to kick off…
/Oct 11, 2012
Fay Dowker speaks at a Perimeter Institute Public Lecture on November 2, 2011. Black holes are hot! This discovery made…
/Jan 16, 2012
This video excerpt is part of a panel discussion held at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Ontario, Canada. Leading…
/Nov 23, 2011
Watch the full talk at: http://www.q2cfestival.com/play.php?lecture_id=7762 Wilson da Silva, Raymond Laflamme, Neil Turok and Ivan Semeniuk review our quest to…
/Nov 16, 2009
Watch the full talk at http://www.q2cfestival.com/play.php?lecture_id=7738 Like prisoners in Platos Cave, we are limited about how much we can know…
/Nov 16, 2009
Watch the full talk at http://www.q2cfestival.com/play.php?lecture_id=7733 It has taken thousands of generations and countless migrations to explore our own small…
/Nov 16, 2009
Watch the full talk at http://www.q2cfestival.com/play.php?lecture_id=8030 Stewart Brand explores climate change, urbanization, and biotechnology and raises the question – where…
/Nov 16, 2009
Watch the full talk at http://www.q2cfestival.com/play.php?lecture_id=8036 Craig Kaplan explores 2d patterns, origami, symmetrical scupltures and why we like them at…
/Nov 16, 2009
Watch the full talk at: http://www.q2cfestival.com/play.php?lecture_id=8031 Damian Pope tells us just how small quantum gets and why it matters at…
/Nov 16, 2009
Watch the full talk at: http://www.q2cfestival.com/play.php?lecture_id=7750 Larry Abbott, neuroscientist, tells us how we make sense of the world around us…
/Nov 16, 2009