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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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In these uncertain times, Perimeter postdoctoral fellow Flaminia Giacomini is introducing more uncertainty about time.
/Aug 06, 2020
Quantum gravity is likely to be stranger than either quantum theory or gravitational theory alone, says Perimeter Faculty member Lucien…
/May 05, 2020
“Causal inference” has been used to probe quantum systems. Now, a Perimeter graduate is exploring how it could provide insight…
/Apr 23, 2020
Perimeter Institute researchers introduce a new technique called “inflation graphs” that helps unravel causal complexity and promises to prove even…
/Oct 11, 2019
How do you put a theory like quantum mechanics to the test? One way is to develop competing theories and…
/Jan 08, 2019
Just because a theory works, doesn’t mean we understand it, writes Dan Falk.
/Dec 11, 2018
More than 99 percent of the visible matter in the universe is built from protons and neutrons and the nuclei…
/Oct 19, 2018
Test your knowledge of all things great and small.
/Oct 12, 2018
Dozens of physicists, doctors, medical researchers, and engineers laid the foundations for MRI in science and built technologies on top…
/Sep 01, 2018
Quantum computing will rely on having a working quantum memory, but how can you verify if that memory really is…
/Aug 10, 2018