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Wednesday May 25, 2016

In a live webcast June 1, astrophysicist Mario Livio will explore how some of history’s greatest minds – including Charles Darwin, Linus Pauling, and Albert Einstein – committed big blunders on the path to profound breakthroughs. 

Thursday Apr 28, 2016

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics have launched an $8 million partnership to fuel the groundbreaking research of one of the world’s top emerging theoretical particle physicists. 

Thursday Mar 24, 2016

During a live webcast April 13, 2015 Nobel Prize-winning physicist Art McDonald will explain how researchers created an ultra-clean lab two kilometres underground in an active nickel mine to study fundamental physics, astrophysics, and cosmology.

Tuesday Mar 15, 2016

Five of Canada’s leading science outreach organizations launch Innovation150, a national program that celebrates our country’s innovative past and sparks ideas and discoveries to propel our future.

Tuesday Mar 15, 2016

Cinq organismes canadiens de premier plan en diffusion des connaissances scientifiques lancent Innovation150, programme national qui commémore notre passé innovateur, éveille des idées et suscite des découvertes en vue de notre avenir.

Thursday Feb 18, 2016

During a live webcast March 2, theoretical cosmologist Katherine Freese will explore the mysterious dark side of our universe – dark matter and dark energy.

Thursday Jan 14, 2016

During a live webcast Feb. 3, astrophysicist Victoria Kaspi will explore neutron stars, and explain how these mysterious celestial objects can shed light on some of the most vexing questions in the universe.

Wednesday Jan 06, 2016

Researchers from Perimeter Institute have won both first and third prizes in the 2015 Buchalter Cosmology Prize competition for work that sheds new light on the workings of space and time. 

Thursday Dec 03, 2015

For the first time, astronomers have detected evidence of magnetic fields near Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way, taking the study of black hole growth from theoretical expectation to empirical fact.

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