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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.

Thursday Nov 13, 2014

On December 3, join Dr. Cameron Smith as he discusses the challenges associated with interstellar voyages and long-term space settlement. 

Wednesday Oct 22, 2014

On November 6, join Dr. Nima Arkani-Hamed for a journey from the infinitesimal to the infinite as he explores the links between quantum mechanics and the fabric of our universe. 

Wednesday Sep 17, 2014

On October 1, join Dr. Subir Sachdev for a leap into the remarkable world of quantum entanglement and its connections to the technological promise of superconductivity.  

Thursday Sep 11, 2014

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics launches the 2014/2015 season of its renowned Public Lecture Series in October with a new twist – live, interactive webcast talks featuring some of the world’s pre-eminent scientists. 

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