Take a self-guided tour from quantum to cosmos!

Young Minds

Science is an all-ages pursuit, powered by a blend of curiosity, challenge, and exploration. Young minds are a vital part of the team. Discover the fun of science, and meet some of young people pursuing great discoveries.

Early computers were room-sized mechanical brains complete with wheels, shafts, and cranks. Then the playful and ingenious Claude Shannon came…
/Dec 05, 2019
In his latest book, UK Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees explores how humanity’s rapid technological advances are threatening – and…
/Dec 05, 2019
Fifteen years after attending Perimeter’s physics summer school, astrophysicist and science writer Stephanie Keating takes a ride with a new…
/Dec 05, 2019
Undergraduate student Gebremedhin Dagnew’s childhood tinkering habits ignited a deep desire to figure out what makes the universe tick.
/Oct 11, 2019
Impress your friends – or your teachers – with these fun and quick physics Q&As.
/Sep 20, 2019
There are two connected reasons why rubber is stretchy. One has to do with what rubber looks like deep down…
/Sep 04, 2019
It might be an icon of old-school invention, but the light bulb is a quantum device. A tour through its…
/Jun 19, 2019
Perimeter Institute’s new Director, Robert Myers, reflects on the three key elements that brought him to Perimeter and that continue…
/Jun 18, 2019
Advanced training in physics prepares students to be leaders in many fields.
/Jun 14, 2019