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Public Lectures

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.

Dr. Amanda Peet (University of Toronto) delivers a public lecture on how string theory can provide the “Legos” of the…
/May 08, 2015
Dr. Amanda Peet (University of Toronto) explains how string theorists are working to build upon the foundations of Newtonian and…
/Apr 21, 2015
Four decades ago, Stephen Hawking posed a paradox about black holes and quantum theory that still challenges the imaginations of…
/Apr 21, 2015
Dr. Amanda Peet (University of Toronto) explains the relatively simple ideas that underlie string theory, which can help us unravel…
/Apr 21, 2015
Dr. Amanda Peet, a University of Toronto physicist, delivers a live webcast on string theory and black holes from Perimeter…
/Apr 20, 2015
Physicist Jon Butterworth goes on a journey behind the scenes at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, recounting the hunt for the…
/Apr 06, 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
During his public lecture and webcast on April 1, 2015, Jon Butterworth will take the audience on a journey behind…
/Mar 24, 2015