Waterloo astrophysicists propose new twist on big bang

Scientific American coverOur universe may have emerged from a black hole in a higher-dimensional universe according to three Waterloo astrophysicists in the cover story of this month’s Scientific American magazine.

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Photograph of Michel Gingras
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Condensed Matter Physics & Statistical Mechanics

My main current interests are in the area of random disordered systems and problems pertaining to frustrated classical and quantum magnetic systems. I often collaborate with experimentalists, either trying to understand their results or to think of new experiments to test theoretical ideas.