Slice of PI

Perimeter offers a "Slice of PI". 

Jeudi mai 14, 2015

To mark the 100-year anniversary of the theory that re-wrote the rule book of physics, Perimeter presents an overview of general relativity, alphabetized for your convenience.

Jeudi avr 16, 2015

Whether you’re a gravitational guru or an armchair astronomer, you’ll gravitate toward these lesser-known facts about black holes.  

Pi Battle

Vendredi mar 13, 2015

A little friendly competition never hurt anyone, especially when it’s about something as beautiful as the infinite decimal places of pi.

Mercredi fév 25, 2015

They discovered pulsars, found the first evidence of dark matter, pioneered mathematics, radioactivity, nuclear fission, elasticity, and computer programming, and have even stopped light. 

Jeudi jan 08, 2015

In celebration of the International Year of Light, Perimeter Institute presents 20 fascinating factoids about photons.

Lundi déc 08, 2014

For Perimeter postdoc David “Doddy” Marsh, skateboarding and theoretical physics are two halves of his whole – sometimes complementary, sometimes in opposition, both essential.

Dimanche nov 09, 2014

To commemorate what would have been Carl Sagan's 80th birthday, Perimeter Institute celebrates one of science's greatest advocates.

Jeudi oct 02, 2014

A great teacher can change the world.

Faraday

Lundi sep 22, 2014

How a curious 19th century mind shaped our world. 

Mardi aoû 12, 2014

We present a unique look at the most famous thought experiment in quantum physics, in which an unfortunate (and, rest assured, purely hypothetical) cat sacrifices its life, yet also doesn’t, for the sake of science.

Mercredi juil 16, 2014

Even the most brilliant minds need to unwind.

Vendredi juin 20, 2014

As Carl Sagan once wrote: “It does no harm to the romance of the sunset to know a little bit about it.”

Dimanche mai 11, 2014

Apart from being a brilliant scientist, Richard Feynman was known for being amazingly quotable.

Mercredi avr 30, 2014

Just don’t blink!

Mercredi avr 23, 2014

Some lesser-known quanta of wisdom about Max Planck in commemoration of his 156th birthday.”

Vendredi mar 14, 2014

Like Pi? Here’s a collection of things you might not know about this mysterious mathematical constant.