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Thursday Jun 08, 2017

In a live webcast from Perimeter Institute on June 14, a panel of scientists and creative minds will discuss the influence of science fiction, particularly Star Trek, on their fields, and the role of creativity and imagination in their work.   

Wednesday Apr 19, 2017

In a live webcast on May 3, physicist and author Janna Levin will discuss the landmark detection of gravitational waves and what it means for our understanding of our universe. 

Friday Mar 31, 2017

In a live webcast on April 5, mathematician and foodie Eugenia Cheng will demonstrate how even advanced mathematics can be made fascinating and fun for all. 

Wednesday Feb 22, 2017

In a live webcast March 1, astrophysicist Amber Straughn will discuss the development and construction of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, and the important scientific questions it will help answer.  

Monday Feb 13, 2017

New research in Nature Physics demonstrates that machine learning algorithms might play an important role in identifying different phases of condensed matter. 

Monday Jan 30, 2017

In a live webcast February 1, James Weatherall will tell the story of how innovative physicists and mathematicians have shaped global finance since the Second World War.

Sunday Dec 04, 2016

Asimina Arvanitaki will share the New Horizons in Physics Prize from the Breakthrough Foundation – a $100,000 award that recognizes exceptionally promising young researchers. 

Friday Dec 02, 2016

In a live webcast December 7, Molly Shoichet will discuss new research that holds the potential to stop diseases – including cancer, blindness, and strokes – and reverse their effects. 

Wednesday Oct 19, 2016

In a live webcast November 2, Michael Cates will explore soft matter physics – strange materials that can change states, from liquid to solid and back, in the blink of an eye. 

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