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Quantum to Cosmos: Superconductivity in Action!
One of the exhibits at Perimeter Institute’s Quantum to Cosmos festival. Superconductivity in Action!
See an absolutely mesmerizing display of the modern day marvel of high-temperature superconductors —magnetic levitation—like you have never seen it before. Explore the nature and virtually limitless applications of this bizarre quantum state of matter.


The 2017/18 season of the Perimeter Institute Public Lecture series kicks off October 4 with cosmologist Erik Verlinde explaining why gravity may be profoundly different than what was proposed by Newton and Einstein.

/Sep 06, 2017

Leading researchers from around the globe will explore physics concepts from quantum to cosmos during the upcoming season of Perimeter Institute’s Public Lecture Series, beginning Oct. 5, 2016, supported by Presenting Sponsor BMO Financial Group. More info: Join the conversation! Tweet questions for scientists before and during public lectures using the hashtag #piLIVE.

/Sep 15, 2016

Can computers think? They can certainly calculate – with staggering speed and ever-increasing power – and they have driven scientific and technological advances that would have been impossible without them. Even so, we would like to believe that, for some puzzles, there’s no substitute for old-fashioned human intuition. But this view may be changing. A […]

/Apr 09, 2018