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Artificial intelligence teaches itself to solve quantum challenges

Rather than battle it out to obsolescence, new research shows how quantum and classical systems can evolve together.

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...

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...

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...

Perimeter cosmologists propose new form of “dynamical” crystals

Latham Boyle wanted to enhance a proposed gravitational wave detector. Instead, he and Kendrick Smith may have stumbled upon...

Could Black Holes Have Hair?

Perimeter researchers try to find out how far one can tweak general relativity and still end up with the...

Big Bang – Or Big Bounce?

A new model of quantum cosmology shows how this universe might have been born from the one before it...

In Search of a Common Language

How physics is breaking down communication barriers between specialties, and hoping to make big discoveries along the way.