Perimeter Public Lectures

Perimeter Public Lectures

 

Wednesday Apr 01, 2015
Speaker(s): 

Jon Butterworth, University College London
The Most Wanted Particle
Perimeter Institute Public Lecture
WEDNESDAY, April 1 at 7:00 pm
Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas
Perimeter Institute
31 Caroline St. N., Waterloo

Tickets available online on Monday, March 16 at 9:00 am.

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Wednesday Mar 04, 2015
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Marcia Barbosa,

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Water Stress:

Seeking Solutions in the

Unusual Properties of Water

Perimeter Institute Public Lecture

WEDNESDAY, March 4 at 7:00 pm

Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas

Perimeter Institute

31 Caroline St. N., Waterloo

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Wednesday Feb 04, 2015
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Kendrick Smith, Perimeter Institute
Cosmology in the 21st Century
Perimeter Institute Public Lecture
WEDNESDAY, February 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas
Perimeter Institute
31 Caroline St. N., Waterloo

Tickets available online on Monday, January 19th at 9:00 am.

 

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Thursday Nov 06, 2014
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Prepare to be amazed. Nima Arkani-Hamed is one of the world's most innovative scientists, with an infectious enthusiasm for decoding the mysteries of the universe. Renowned for his dynamic and accessible speaking style, Arkani-Hamed is among the most sought-after experts on topics including dark matter, extra dimensions, particle colliders, and the interconnectedness of them all. He was featured prominently in the critically acclaimed 2013 documentary Particle Fever, chronicling the search at the LHC for the Higgs boson.

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Thursday Nov 06, 2014
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Wednesday Oct 01, 2014
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Einstein called it “spooky action at a distance.” Entanglement is a counterintuitive feature of quantum theory by which two particles are deeply correlated even when separated by vast distances, such that a measurement of one particle instantaneously determines the state of another. Remarkably, quantum entanglement can also happen en masse, determining the macroscopic properties of many electrons in certain crystals.

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Wednesday Jun 04, 2014
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The concept of supersymmetry, though never observed in nature, has driven a great deal of research in theoretical physics over the past several decades. Much has been learned through this research, but many unresolved questions remain. This presentation will describe how these questions can lead one down a surprising path: toward the dodecaphony of Austrian composer Arnold Schoenberg.

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