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  1. Feb. 12, 2016Waterloo astrophysicist sees exciting times in x-ray observatory launch and gravitational waves discovery

    University of Waterloo astrophysicist Brian McNamara, spoke with both CBC News and Radio Canada International’s Marc Montgomery about his involvement with ASTRO-H, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) flagship space-based x-ray astronomy observatory

  2. Jan. 6, 2016Waterloo astrophysicists win third in Buchalter Cosmology Prize competition

    Waterloo's astrophysicist Niayesh Afshordi (left) and Perimeter Institute post-doctoral fellow Elliot Nelson have won third place in the 2015 Buchalter Cosmology Prize competition.

  3. Dec. 4, 2015Astrophysicist Avery Broderick finds evidence for magnetic fields around black holes for the first time

    For the first time, astronomers have detected evidence for black hole-scale magnetic fields near the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy. Their finding helps validate the theory of how black holes grow.

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