Members of the Centre are studying problems amongst the most fundamental in physics:

  • The origin and fate of the Universe
  • The nature of dark matter
  • Black hole dynamics and thermodynamics
  • Gravitational waves and gravitational lenses
  • The properties of stars and interstellar matter
  • The formation of galaxies, stars and solar systems
  • The unification of General Relativity and quantum mechanics

Papers published by members of the Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics can be found on the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System and we highlight recent work on the WCA twitter and instagram accounts.