News for International

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

University issues statement on the Thirty Meter Telescope

Many of us in the Waterloo community are watching with great concern the developments in Hawaii around the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT).

The Waterloo physics community has been in dialogue over the last several days with colleagues from around the world. We have heard views expressed on our own campus from students and faculty members. Though many of us have deeply held beliefs about what should happen next, it is our very strong view that it is primarily up to Hawaiians to decide how - or if - they will “share the Mauna”, as eloquently ​expressed ​by master navigator Kalepa Baybayan in July.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Waterloo astrophysicist talks to 570 News about NASA’s historic Pluto flyby

James Taylor

After more than 9 years and 4.8 billion kilometres, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) New Horizons probe made a historic flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto earlier this week.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Physicists shatter stubborn mystery of how glass forms

Liquid metal

James Forrest, a physicist at the University of Waterloo is among a team of scientists who have described how glasses form at the molecular level and provided a possible solution to a problem stumping scientists for decades.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Waterloo puts biophysics research centre stage with inaugural conference

Prof. Zoya Leonenko

The University of Waterloo welcomed biophysicists from across Canada, Europe and the United States for the first Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society of Canada.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Waterloo researcher discovers molecules that could kill cancer cells while protecting healthy cells

Stock photo of a cell.

Researchers have identified new molecules that kill cancer cells while protecting healthy cells and that could be used to treat a variety of different cancers. The research shines a light on what happens to cells at the moment they become cancerous.

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