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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Astrophysicist Avery Broderick finds evidence for magnetic fields around black holes for the first time

Assistant Professor Avery Broderick

For the first time, astronomers have detected evidence for black hole-scale magnetic fields near the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy. Their finding helps validate the theory of how black holes grow.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Waterloo ceiling breaker Melanie Campbell challenges the status quo

Melanie Campbell

Professor Melanie Campbell discovered her love of physics in the early 1970s, when there were very few women in her undergraduate program and not a single female professor.

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