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Celebrate the EHT’s black hole breakthrough with these free posters

Download free high-res posters showcasing the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration and the groundbreaking image it attained of the M87 black hole.

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Black hole breakthrough: astronomers release landmark image

Humanity’s first look at a black hole has been released by the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration, a globe-spanning consortium of researchers from...

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Unmasking a monster: the EHT’s historic first image

Science writer Ian O'Neill explores the remarkable scientific ingenuity and collaboration required to capture humanity's first glimpse of a black hole --...

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Neutron star collision sparks new era of discovery

It came. We saw. Science conquered. When the LIGO-Virgo collaboration detected a gravitational wave with a telltale signature on August 17, they...

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People of PI: Luis Lehner pushes relativity’s limits

By pushing Einstein’s landmark theory to its limits, Luis Lehner hopes to crack open a pathway to new physics.

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Earth-sized telescope seeks “monsters in the night”

The globe-spanning Event Horizon Telescope is focussed with extreme precision at the black hole in the centre of our galaxy.

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Fascinating facts about NASA’s next big thing

For decades, the Hubble Space Telescope has given humanity an incredible eyepiece on the universe, but it is beginning to reach its...

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Big discoveries to come from small experiments?

The discovery of the Higgs boson — one of the most monumental achievements in modern physics — required the 27-kilometre, multi-billion-dollar Large...

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10 fascinating facts about the world’s most powerful telescope

It's a telescope as big as the Earth, aimed at some of the most mysterious phenomena in the universe.

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PI Kids are Asking: What’s the deal with those waves?

LIGO’s historic detection of gravitational waves produced a flood of questions from curious youngsters. Good thing the Inside the Perimeter team is...

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Gravitational waves detected, new era of astronomy begins

Evidence of “ripples in spacetime” detected by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration marks the dawn of gravitational wave astronomy, say Perimeter researchers.

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