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Strong Gravity

From the big bang to neutron stars and black holes, Perimeter research into strong gravity explores cosmic cataclysms powerful enough to warp the fabric of spacetime. Perimeter researchers in strong gravity also contribute to developments in other fields, including cosmology, quantum field theory and quantum gravity.

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When dozens of telescopes turned to focus on a source of gravitational waves detected by LIGO-Virgo, the rich array of…
/Oct 16, 2017
The 2017/18 season of the Perimeter Institute Public Lecture series kicks off October 4 with cosmologist Erik Verlinde explaining why…
/Sep 06, 2017
Researchers at Perimeter Institute and Princeton University have created simulations that, contrary to conventional wisdom, spinning black holes may have…
/Jul 31, 2017
New research proposes that the universe may have been two-dimensional at the time of the big bang.
/Apr 12, 2017
Perimeter researchers use measurements from the Event Horizon Telescope to test Einstein’s theory with the supermassive black hole at the…
/Sep 13, 2016
For quantum gravity specialist and author Lee Smolin, Albert Einstein’s greatest strength didn’t lie in numbers.
/Nov 17, 2015
Avery Broderick on using black holes as gravitational laboratories
/Nov 01, 2015
Whether you’re a gravitational guru or an armchair astronomer, you’ll gravitate toward these lesser-known facts about black holes.
/Apr 16, 2015
New research at Perimeter shows that gravitational fields around black holes might eddy and swirl.
/Mar 11, 2015