Ripple Effects: The Era of Gravitational Waves
- What does the direct detection of gravitational waves means for science? PI researchers weigh in on a promising new era of discovery.
- Great moments in science require great work – and great support. Perimeter Director Neil Turok reflects on Federal and Provincial funding, officially announced during a visit by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
- PI Kids are Asking: What’s the deal with those gravitational waves?
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Perimeter Institute in April
(Photo: Anthony Reinhart/Communitech)
Special Section: The Many Uses of Physics
- What, exactly, can you do with theoretical physics? Whatever curiosity allows. Inside the Perimeter spoke with six young researchers putting their shared background to diverse uses.
- Quantum mechanics exists in nature. Could it also be operative in the brain? Perimeter Distinguished Visiting Research Chair Matthew Fisher discusses his unexpected – and deeply personal – voyage into “quantum neuroscience.”
- PSI graduate Imogen Wright develops cost-effective ways to do complex genetic testing for HIV and more.
Rowan Thomson (below) and Henry Reich (above) are two Perimeter grads plying their skills in unique and powerful ways.
Latest news from Perimeter
- Meet Max Metlitski, Perimeter’s newest faculty member and a young leader in condensed matter research.
- Passion and vision convince Perimeter Leadership Council members to step into Co-Chair roles.
- Winter is the toughest season for master’s students at Perimeter Scholars International (PSI), so we whisked them off for the PSI Winter School. Read PSI student Alessandro Gagliardi’s take on the week.
- From the Black Hole Bistro: The Magic of Mint.
PSI students take a break from research projects to pick up some new Canadian skills at the PSI Winter School.