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Physics

Artificial Intelligence and the Complexity Frontier: Roger Melko Public Lecture

Major advances are being made in computer vision, language translation, autonomous robotic action and other complex applications.

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...

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 Gravitational Atom in the Sky

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

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.