100 Budding Young Einsteins

PI gets ready to host International Summer School for Young Physicists.

100 of the brightest young minds from over 30 countries across the world (see list below), have earned positions at the prestigious International Summer School for Young Physicists (ISSYP) at Canada’s Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI). 

The 16 and 17 year old students will be challenged by some of the most fascinating ideas in science involving how the universe works – from the weird quantum world of atoms, to black holes, warped spacetime and the expanding universe. They will interact with world-leading scientists, go on lab tours, enjoy social events and other activities.

The successful applicants are from Austria, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Latvia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Phillipines, Poland, Romania, Scotland, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, Trinidad, United Kingdom, and the United States of America.

About Perimeter Institute

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is an independent, non-profit, scientific research organization working to advance our understanding of physical laws and develop new ideas about the very essence of space, time, matter, and information. Located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Perimeter also provides a wide array of research training and educational outreach activities to nurture scientific talent and share the importance of discovery and innovation among students, teachers, and the general public. In partnership with the Governments of Ontario and Canada, Perimeter is a successful example of public-private collaboration in scientific research, training, and outreach. http://www.perimeterinstitute.ca/

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