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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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Science writer Ian O’Neill explores the remarkable scientific ingenuity and collaboration required to capture humanity’s first glimpse of a black…
/Apr 10, 2019
Humanity’s first look at a black hole has been released by the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration, a globe-spanning consortium of…
/Apr 10, 2019
On April 10 at 9 am ET, the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration announced a “groundbreaking result” regarding black holes. Following…
/Apr 05, 2019
Watch the live webcast of the announcement of “groundbreaking results” about black holes from the EHT collaboration.
/Apr 05, 2019
Avery Broderick and Avi Loeb published papers in 2005 and 2006 predicting the the behaviour of “hotspots” around black holes.…
/Oct 30, 2018
Research reveals a new class of neutron star oscillation frequencies not predicted by general relativity.
/May 31, 2018
How one of the biggest discoveries in recent science brought a rising young researcher to a new frontier of his…
/Mar 20, 2018
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 indicate, contrary to conventional wisdom, spinning black holes may…
/Jul 31, 2017