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Turbulent Black Holes (Perimeter Institute Canada)

Rapidly spinning black holes can display a new type of nonlinear parametric instability—which is triggered above a certain perturbation amplitude threshold—akin to the onset of turbulence, with possibly observable consequences. 83 more words

Black Holes

From PI: "Quantum Cause and Effect"

Perimeter Institute

March 23, 2015
Erin Bow

Correlation does not imply causation – unless it’s quantum. That’s the message of surprising new work from Perimeter Institute and the Institute for Quantum Computing… 1,068 more words

Basic Research

From Perimeter: "Pioneering Women of Physics"

Perimeter Institute

February 25, 2015

For more information, contact:
Lisa Lambert
Manager, External Relations and Public Affairs
(519) 569-7600 x5051

They discovered pulsars, found the first evidence of… 122 more words

Basic Research

Waterloo Job Op. - Sr. Chaperone - Perimeter Institute - 2 Week Contract

Dear Colleague,

Please share the following job posting with colleagues (including occasional teachers, recent B.Ed grads, teaching assistants, etc) whom you think may be interested in this two-week contract position with Perimeter Institute.  458 more words


Physics of Information

I speak a lot about “information” in very scientific sounding terms. You might find it useful to see what some of the leading experts, including a Nobel Laureate in the field think of information. 63 more words

Information Theory

Let 2015 be the year of the light

The year hasn’t been off to a great start.

After 2014 was filled with depressing news, from the Ebola outbreak and Boko Haram attacks in Africa to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police to the Ottawa shooting, there was a lot of bad to cover last year. 338 more words


20 fascinating facts about light from the Perimeter Institute

The Perimeter Institute, a leading center for scientific research, training and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics, has started it celebration of the 2015 International Year of Light with a compilation of “ 70 more words