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News | Gravity & the Extreme Universe

Fast radio burst source linked to ‘extreme’ environment

Astrophysicists have just discovered a major new clue about the environment that is home to a series of mysterious cosmic...

Gravity & the Extreme Universe | CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

CIFAR fellows part of first gravitational wave detection of colliding neutron stars

The observations have given astronomers an unprecedented opportunity For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves from the...

Announcement | Gravity & the Extreme Universe

CHIME: New Canadian telescope will map largest volume of space ever surveyed

A Canadian telescope with unprecedented abilities to image the sky and capture signals from space was unveiled on September 7th...

Symposium Debrief | Cosmology & Gravity

Symposium Brief: Untangling the Cosmos

On May 17, 2017, CIFAR, in partnership with the Ontario Science Centre, held a day-long symposium called “Untangling the Cosmos:...

News | Cosmology & Gravity

Third detection of gravitational waves

The first detection of gravitational waves has been compared to opening a new window on the universe. With the third...

Video | Cosmology & Gravity

Pulsars – Perfect Clocks for Physics

Associate Fellow Scott Ransom discusses pulsars at the Untangling the Cosmos Symposium.

Video | Cosmology & Gravity

Gazing at the Cosmos… From 6,800 Feet Underground

Senior Fellow Mark Chen‘s presentation at CIFAR’s Untangling the Cosmos Symposium.

Video | Cosmology & Gravity

The Extreme Universe

An introduction to the fourth panel at Untangling the Cosmos.