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Slices of PI

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

Two of the most powerful words in science might just be “Wanna bet?”
/January 26, 2017
It’s a telescope as big as the Earth, aimed at some of the most mysterious phenomena in the universe.
/December 20, 2016
Sometimes it only takes one moment – a chance encounter, or a stroke of luck – to spark a lifelong…
/December 13, 2016
On the 50th anniversary of Star Trek’s premiere, Perimeter Institute researchers past and present reflect on the show’s enduring influence…
/September 29, 2016
“Faster, higher, stronger.” The Olympic motto also expresses some of the underlying physics of the Games: velocity, kinetic energy, force. 
/August 11, 2016
Please your ears and feed your brain with these brilliantly nerdy tracks. 
/July 25, 2016
Some of the most abundant stuff in the universe is also the most mysterious, but we may not be in…
/July 5, 2016
Technology has put our global environment in crisis. Could it also provide the solution?
/April 21, 2016
We present a unique look at the most famous thought experiment in quantum physics, in which an unfortunate (and, rest…
/March 14, 2016