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Slices of PI

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

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
Please your ears and feed your brain with these brilliantly nerdy tracks.
/Jul 20, 2016
Some of the most abundant stuff in the universe is also the most mysterious, but we may not be in…
/Jun 29, 2016
Technology has put our global environment in crisis. Could it also provide the solution?
/Apr 21, 2016
How a curious 19th century mind shaped our world.
/Mar 13, 2016
Your handy guide to gravitational waves, and their ripple effects to our understanding of the cosmos
/Feb 25, 2016
Chalkboards are everywhere at Perimeter Institute, but one took on a new dimension at the hands of Perimeter’s inaugural Coalescence…
/Oct 19, 2015
Cosmology isn’t the only way stars get into physics.
/Aug 16, 2015
To commemorate some big anniversaries in science and sci-fi, Perimeter Institute researchers, students, and staff reflect on fantastical figments that…
/Jul 02, 2015