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Dr. Amanda Peet (University of Toronto) explains how string theorists are working to build upon the foundations of Newtonian and Einsteinian physics to explain extreme conditions where those earlier theories break down, such as in a black hole singularity. Dr. Peet delivers a LIVE public lecture on the subject at Perimeter Institute May 6, 2015. […]

/Apr 21, 2015

Sylvester James Gates Jr., a Perimeter Institute Distinguished Visiting Research Chair, Professor at the University of Maryland, and a member of the US President’s scientific advisory council, explains his early work in supersymmetry, and some of the surprising discoveries it has enabled.

/May 27, 2014

Perimeter Scholars International attracts many exceptional graduate-level students from around the world. Its newest class includes its youngest-ever student, Jacob Barnett, whose innate passion for physics is chronicled in the best-selling book, The Spark, and who was recently profiled in Maclean’s magazine.

/Jul 21, 2014