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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. 

Monday Sep 26, 2016

In a live webcast October 5, Michele Mosca will explore quantum technologies – those that already exist and those yet to come – and how they will affect our lives.

Thursday Jul 14, 2016

On July 14th, brilliant high school students from across the globe will head to Canada’s Perimeter Institute to attend the International Summer School for Young Physicists (ISSYP), an intensive two-week program that tackles modern physics concepts from quantum to cosmos.

Wednesday Jul 13, 2016

Students, teachers and researchers to benefit from financial support and greater access to software for STEM education and research

Wednesday Jul 06, 2016

On July 6, more than 40 physics teachers from around the world will converge on Perimeter Institute for EinsteinPlus, a one-week intensive workshop on quantum mechanics, special relativity, cosmology, and other cutting-edge fields of physics.

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. 

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