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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Government of Canada announces contract award to the University of Waterloo for research and development in support of Arctic surveillance

Jonathan Baugh, Michael Reimer, Francois Sfigakis

News Release

Government of Canada announces contract award to the University of Waterloo for research and development in support of Arctic surveillance

April 12, 2018 – Ottawa, Ont. – National Defence/Canadian Armed Forces

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Prizes awarded in the Quantum Shorts flash fiction competition

Explore the universe's winners in the Quantum Shorts flash fiction contest.

If you’ve ever wished you could escape this world for another Universe, the winner of this year’s Quantum Shorts flash fiction competition offers a cautionary tale.

In “Acceptable Loss” by Przemysław Zańko, a failed relationship puts the entire multiverse under threat. The story is one of five to claim prizes in the competition for fiction inspired by quantum physics. Each winner receives a cash award, certificate, and an engraved trophy.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Remembering Stephen Hawking

Raymond Laflamme and Stephen Hawking

The scientific community, and the world, is deeply saddened by the news of Professor Stephen Hawking’s passing.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Inspired by quantum physics - short films and devices

Martin Laforest giving a public lecture February 23

“Weird.” Amusing.” “What’s with the cat?” These are all phrases that were heard at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) on Thursday, February 23.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

QCSYS 2015 participant one of 15 global finalists

John Fish

John Fish could end up travelling to the Silicon Valley later this week as the winner of the Breakthrough Junior Challenge. He is one of the 15 finalists out of more than 2,000 students from 86 countries, and only one of two Canadians to get this far in the annual challenge that invites students, ages 13-18, to share their passion for math and science with the world through video.

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