Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Distant planets and the search for life

Professor Michel Fich speaks to the Royal City Men's Club this Thursday, June 13. 

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Physics Professors present at CAP Congress

Robert Mann presenting paper

Professors Robert Mann (pictured above) and Ghazal Geshnizjani presented papers at the Canadian Association for Physics (CAP) Congress on Monday, June 3, 2019.  Robert Mann will also be awarded the 2019 CAP Medal for Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Physics, announced earlier this year.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Will Percival receives Canadian Space Agency Grant

Prof Will Percival was recently awarded a 2-year grant by the Canadian Space Agency to support his work for the Euclid satellite mission.

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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