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Mar. 21, 2014 Waterloo and Harvard physicists’ eureka moment Waterloo Physics and Astronomy Prof. David Hawthorn, Prof. Roge

Physicists from the University of Waterloo, Harvard and the Perimeter Institute have brought us one step closer to developing the world’s first room-temperature superconductor.

Feb. 28, 2014 Waterloo physicists solve 20-year-old debate surrounding glassy surfaces Experimental results from the Science paper Chai et al. 2014

University of Waterloo physicists have succeeded in measuring how the surfaces of glassy materials flow like a liquid, even when they should be solid.

Feb. 26, 2014 Physics leads 2014 QS World University Subject Rankings

Physics and Astronomy led the way ranking fourth in Canada after the University of British Columbia, McGill University and the University of Toronto. Additionally, Material Science at the University of Waterloo ranks within the top five in Canada and incorporates elements of applied physics and chemistry.