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Jul 7 2017 | Quanta Magazine | Posted In: Faculty
SITP Professor Eva Silverstein tries to address questions about the Big Bang, dark energy or gravity using string theory — physicists’ best guess for how quantum gravity might work. more
This conference is dedicated to the recent progress in theoretical and observational cosmology, with an emphasis on inflationary cosmology, including its observational status and its implementation in supergravity and string theory.   more
Nov 18 2016 | Quora Session | Posted In: Faculty
After the historic announcement of the discovery of gravitational waves from merging black holes by LIGO, Peter Graham answered questions on the discovery and gravitational waves in general at Quora. more
Aug 31 2016 | IN SEARCH OF A COMMON LANGUAGE | Posted In: Department News
The first It From Qubit collaboration workshop and summer school was held at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada in July, 2016.  The workshop and school was attended by 180 researchers from around the world, and was, by all measures, a great succes. more
Apr 19 2016 | Physicists Hunt for the Big Bang’s Triangles | Posted In: Hard Problems
Once upon a time, about 13.8 billion years ago, our universe sprang from a quantum speck, ballooning to one million trillion trillion trillion trillion trillion trillion times its initial volume (by some estimates) in less than a billionth of a trillionth of a trillionth of a second. It then... more