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Mar 15, 2017 U of T Physics Alumni Zen Mariani is now among 32 candidates shortlisted in the CSA's Astronaut Program
U of T Physics Alumni Zen Mariani is now among 32 candidates shortlisted in the CSA's Astronaut Program
Zen Mariani was featured on CTV news on March 13, 2017 talking about his experiences during the selection process for the Astronaut Program. more...
Feb 23, 2017 U of T physicists discovered a way to increase the resolution of microscopes and telescopes
U of T physicists discovered a way to increase the resolution of microscopes and telescopes
University of Toronto researchers have found a way to increase the resolution of microscopes and telescopes beyond long-accepted limitations by tapping into previously neglected properties of light. more...
Feb 07, 2017 Graduate Student Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher among this year's NSERC award recipients
Graduate Student Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher among this year's NSERC award recipients
We go to the gym, count calories and take our vitamins — all in an effort to stay fit and avoid getting sick. But are we actually healthy? Our bodies are filled with bacteria and viruses that attack them, known as phages. Some of these tiny organisms float harmlessly along while others are ticking time bombs that could cause infections, diseases and even obesity. This microscopic community, called the “microbiome,” is unique to each person, and diversity and adaptation among bacteria and phages make it difficult to say for certain what a healthy microbiome looks like. more...
Feb 02, 2017
U of T Physics alumni shortlisted in the CSA's astronaut selection process!
U of T Physics alumni continue to do great things. 3 graduates are among the 72 candidates shortlisted for the Canadian Space Agency's astronaut selection program. more...
Jan 23, 2017
Certainty with complex scientific research an unachievable goal: U of T study by David Bailey
Physics professor says study can help researchers better analyze their data and encourage more realistic expectations by both scientists and the public about the accuracy of scientific research more...
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Events
High Energy Experimental Mar 27, 2017
Kirsten Tollefson: Searching for Dark Matter with the HAWC Gamma Ray Observatory 
Physics Colloquium Mar 30, 2017
Jason Alicea: Majorana Materializes 
Atmospheric Physics Apr 03, 2017
Mark Sheppard: TBA 
Biological Physics Apr 06, 2017
Dr. Oliver Ernst: TBA 
Physics Colloquium Apr 06, 2017
Stephon Alexander: TBA 
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