News

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Waterloo researchers capture first "image" of a dark matter web that connects galaxies

Scientists at the University of Waterloo have been able to capture the first composite image of a dark matter bridge that connects galaxies together.

Read more

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Waterloo joins consortium building the world's best submillimetre-surveyor telescope

A team of Canadian, American, and German scientists announced construction will soon begin on the Cerro Chajnantor Atacama Telescope-prime (CCAT-p).

Read more

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Powerful Radio Jets Surprising Fuel Source for Star Formation and Supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers have discovered that powerful radio jets from a supermassive black hole – which normally suppress star formation – are actually stimulating the production of cold gas in the galaxy’s halo, proving the existence of a powerful feedback mechanism that potentially fuels future star birth.

Read more

Friday, January 6, 2017

Did light break its own speed limit?

Waterloo astrophysicist makes international news exploring the puzzle at the heart of the Big Bang.

Read more

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Waterloo astrophysicists develop new method to find black holes

Waterloo Astrophysicist Avery Broderick and PhD student Mansour Karami, along with colleagues from the United States and Iran, have developed a method that will shine a light on the elusive nature of black holes.

Read more

  1. 2017 (4)
    1. April (2)
    2. February (1)
    3. January (1)
  2. 2016 (3)
  3. 2015 (3)
    1. December (1)
    2. April (1)
    3. March (1)
  4. 2014 (2)