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Monday, December 10, 2018

Understanding why the Universal expansion is accelerating

Understanding the observed late-time acceleration of the cosmological expansion is one of the most compelling problems facing physics today. The University of Waterloo's new Distinguished Chair in Astrophysics, Will Percival, is leading an effort to understand why the Universal expansion is accelerating.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Hotspot discovery proves Waterloo astrophysicist’s black hole theory

The recent detection of flares circling black holes has proven a decade-old theory - co-developed by Waterloo physicist Avery Broderick - about how black holes grow and consume matter.

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