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Slices of PI

A series of fun, monthly dispatches about science designed for social sharing.

Canadians are a notoriously humble bunch, and we tend not to toot our collective horn about our achievements. (Sorry about…
/Jun 30, 2017
The true power of science is that it perpetually refines our understanding based on new evidence.
/Apr 26, 2017
The James Webb Space Telescope will be an incredible new eyepiece on the universe.
/Mar 24, 2017
Small but mighty, neutron stars pack unbelievable mass into a tiny space – and that’s just part of what makes…
/Feb 23, 2017
Two of the most powerful words in science might just be “Wanna bet?”
/Jan 26, 2017
Sometimes it only takes one moment – a chance encounter, or a stroke of luck – to spark a lifelong…
/Nov 15, 2016
It’s a telescope as big as the Earth, aimed at some of the most mysterious phenomena in the universe.
/Oct 20, 2016
On the 50th anniversary of Star Trek’s premiere, Perimeter Institute researchers past and present reflect on the show’s enduring influence…
/Sep 08, 2016
“Faster, higher, stronger.” The Olympic motto also expresses some of the underlying physics of the Games: velocity, kinetic energy, force.
/Aug 10, 2016