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May 6, 2015 05:36 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, The Perimeter Institute will be hosting a special lecture by physicist Amanda Peet, describing how string theory is allowing us to study extreme black hole physics in new and fruitful ways.
May 5, 2015 12:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time since the Large Hadron Collider was shut down in 2013 for its 2 year hiatus for a power upgrade, the world's most powerful particle accelerator has restarted particle collisions.
Apr 29, 2015 02:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have zoomed into an X-ray emission region immediately surrounding our galaxy's supermassive black hole and stumbled on a mysterious place where stars go to die.
Apr 23, 2015 01:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) now spans the diameter of our planet and, when the vast project goes online, astronomers will get their first glimpse of the bright ring surrounding a supermassive black hole.
Apr 10, 2015 05:20 PM ET // Icarus Interstellar
At a recent interstellar conference, some of the biggest names in starship design came together to formulate how we might reach out to another star.
Apr 1, 2015 01:56 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
WATCH LIVE: Tonight, at 7 p.m. EDT, The Perimeter Institute will be hosting a special lecture by British physicist Jon Butterworth who works on the ATLAS detector at the LHC.
Mar 31, 2015 02:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The problem electrical short at one of the Large Hadron Collider's electromagnets has been fixed, clearing the way for protons to begin zooming around the 17 mile ring as early as this weekend.
Mar 30, 2015 01:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
New simulations of the most energetic collisions in the universe are helping astrophysicists understand how gravitational waves are generated, possibly giving us an exciting glimpse into the future of gravitational astronomy.
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