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The Promise, and Pitfalls, of Virtual Reality

Perimeter talks with virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier about “fashionable” science, the problems with money, and whether we should...

The Sound of Dark Matter

Despite making up the vast majority of stuff in our universe, dark matter remains invisible. But perhaps it’s not...

Unveiling the Turbulent Times of a Dying Star

Running sophisticated simulations on a powerful supercomputer, an international research team has glimpsed the unique turbulence that fuels stellar...

Tick Tock Goes The Dark Matter

Perimeter Associate Faculty member Maxim Pospelov has proposed a new method of hunting for dark matter using atomic clocks.

Testing General Relativity with Black Holes

Perimeter researchers use measurements from the Event Horizon Telescope to test Einstein’s theory with the supermassive black hole at...

Event Horizon Telescope Illuminates Black Hole Growth

The international EHT research team, including Perimeter's Avery Broderick, have measured the magnetic fields that contribute to black hole...

A Eureka Moment Over Lunch at Perimeter

A team of physicists from Perimeter Institute, the University of Waterloo, and Harvard reached a key milestone in the...

The Black Hole at the Birth of the Universe

Our universe may have emerged from a black hole in a higher-dimensional universe, proposed a trio of Perimeter Institute...

A Gravitational Atom in the Sky

Could black holes be the universe’s own accelerator experiments, churning out signals that may unveil exotic new particles –...