Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A Tale of Two Supernovae

A single measurement from the former Hitomi X-ray Observatory has revealed the origins of Type 1a supernovae while resolving a decades’ old debate about one of the most important sources of heavy metals in the universe.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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