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The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration has measured polarized light spiralling out from the edge of supermassive black hole M87*, offering a glimpse of powerful magnetic fields shaping the black hole’s accretion disk and plasma jets.

/Nov 08, 2023

Dark matter and other key properties of the cosmos could be explained by a new theory describing the big bang as a mirror at the beginning of spacetime, says Perimeter’s Director Emeritus

/Nov 08, 2023

Perimeter researchers have established a new framework for determining whether any 2D quantum chromodynamic theory is gapped or gapless, offering insights into the dynamics of low-energy particle interactions that were previously out of reach. 

/Oct 12, 2023

How did the universe begin? How did it evolve to what we see now? There was a time when few people believed such questions could even be posed in scientific terms. Now, as increasingly precise instruments deliver their treasure trove of data, the answers may be within reach. On Wednesday, October 25, Perimeter Director Emeritus […]

/Oct 04, 2023

Asimina Arvanitaki at Perimeter and Visiting Chair Savas Dimopoulos say there might be a way to use the Earth itself to find big bang cosmic neutrinos

/Oct 02, 2023

A new protocol puts the black hole information paradox to the test in a laboratory – and promises to drive progress in quantum technologies here on Earth.

/Sep 26, 2023

In July 2023, 200 physicists gathered at Perimeter, and 1,400 joined online, for the flagship annual conference of the extended string theory community.

/Sep 22, 2023

Can mathematical methods used by Perimeter researchers inspire new approaches in climate, energy, and biodiversity?

/Sep 13, 2023

44 high school students from 13 countries joined this year’s International Summer School for Young Physicists.

/Sep 05, 2023

Perimeter Institute’s 2023 PSI Start interns hail from all around the world. Together, they found a community, and a chance to do research in quantum computing, condensed matter, and more.

/Aug 29, 2023