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Quantum Foundations

The study of quantum foundations concerns the conceptual and mathematical underpinnings of quantum theory. Research in quantum foundations at Perimeter Institute aims to refine and reformulate quantum theory in ways that express its true nature and structure.

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Yakir Aharonov is a giant of quantum theory, a Socratic figure known for pinning the entire field down under one…

It has long been considered a non-negotiable law of physics: the speed of light is a constant. But is it…

Perimeter Faculty member Laurent Freidel’s new research aims to revisit and revise the very notion of space.

Perimeter Institute Distinguished Visiting Research Chair recognized for outstanding contributions to quantum foundations.

Theorists from Perimeter and experimentalists from the Institute for Quantum Computing have found a new way to test whether the…

Even the greatest scientists have made some serious blunders. “Brilliant Blunders” concerns the evolution of life on Earth, of the…

We present a unique look at the most famous thought experiment in quantum physics, in which an unfortunate (and, rest…

When streams of thought converge, truth is found in the swirling eddies of opposing ideas.

To mark the 100-year anniversary of the theory that re-wrote the rule book of physics, Perimeter presents an overview of…

Dr. Vilhelm Bohr, grandson of quantum science pioneer Niels Bohr, delivers a talk as part of Perimeter’s Institute’s 2014/15 Public…