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Wednesday Sep 02, 2015

On October 7, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics launches the 2015/2016 season of its popular Public Lecture Series — live, accessible webcasts by some of the world’s pre-eminent scientists.

Thursday Jul 09, 2015

Brilliant high school students from across the globe are headed to Canada’s Perimeter Institute to attend the International Summer School for Young Physicists (ISSYP), an intensive two-week program that tackles modern physics concepts from quantum to cosmos, starting July 12, 2015. 

Thursday Jul 02, 2015

More than 40 physics teachers from around the world will meet at Perimeter Institute for EinsteinPlus, a one-week intensive workshop on quantum physics, special relativity, cosmology, and other cutting-edge fields from July 5-11, 2015.

Monday Jun 22, 2015

Business Leaders and Philanthropists Invest in Perimeter Institute

Tuesday Jun 16, 2015

Researchers from around the world – and across the Internet – with gather at Canada’s Perimeter Institute to discuss the future of physics during the Convergence conference, June 20-24, 2015.

Tuesday May 05, 2015

In a live webcast on May 6, physicist Dr. Amanda Peet will describe how the “Legos” of string theory can help us study and understand the extreme physics of black holes.

Monday Mar 23, 2015

On April 1, physicist Jon Butterworth will give a personal account of working at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC), and recount the excitement and tension surrounding the quest for the Higgs boson.

Wednesday Feb 11, 2015

On March 4, dive into the fascinating physics of water with Dr. Marcia Barbosa, whose unique research seeks to solve a problem of global significance: the dangerous scarcity of fresh water for millions.

Tuesday Jan 13, 2015

On February 4, join Dr. Kendrick Smith on a journey from the big bang to the farthest reaches of the cosmos, and learn how new research  may shed light on some of our universe’s deepest mysteries.

Tuesday Jan 06, 2015

The Buchalter Cosmology Prize has been awarded to Lee Smolin (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics) and Marina Cortês (University of Edinburgh), for their work on causality and time.

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