Musical Renditions of Milky Way Observations
On September 22, 2020, NASA's Chandra X-ray Center released musical renditions, or sonifications of the Milky Way that were created by U of T Physics' Matt Russo and a colleague.
“Adventures in Research” with Professor Josh Milstein
Professor Josh Milstein featured on View to the U: An eye on UTM Research
Professor Arun Paramekanti elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
Department of Physics Professor Arun Paramekanti has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) by the APS Council of Representatives at its September meeting upon the recommendation of the APS Division of Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP).
From the Big Bang to the Milky Way Galaxy: Planck scientific collaboration comes to an end
One of the largest collaborations in science has officially come to an end with the release of its final scientific papers this summer.
U of T Physics Faculty Among Experts to Recieve Funding for Research Infrastructure
Thirty-three research projects at the University of Toronto, spanning fields from artificial intelligence and smart manufacturing to cancer detection and neurodegeneration, are set to benefit from more than $9.5 million in federal funding that will support research infrastructure needs and expenses. Among them are U of T Physics faculty, Miriam Diamond and Nikolina Ilic.
The Science and Art of Song
In collaboration with Dr. Harlow’s “Physics of Music” class, the Physics Department hosted the Cornell University Chorus in March 2019 for a public concert and informal physics event called the Science and Art of Song, facilitated by Dr. Sealfon.
U of T Physics Professor Debra Wunch Elected as the Next Chair of the Total Carbon Column Observing Network (TCCON)
TCCON is a network of ground-based Fourier Transform Spectrometers that record the spectra of the sun in the near-infrared. Data from the spectra measure the abundance of gases such as CO2, CH4, N2O, HF, CO, H2O, and HDO in the atmosphere.
Professor Stephen Morris Builds an Outdoor Icicle Machine
Professor Morris was featured on the CBC on Jan 28, 2020 for building an outdoor icicle machine in the backyard of artist Ron Wild.
2019 William T. Pecora Team Award
Professor Emeritus James R. Drummond is a member of the Terra satellite team which received the 2019 William T. Pecora Team Award in early October.
Kimberly Strong named of the Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
U of T Physics Professor and Chair of the Department Kimberly Strong among 11 University of Toronto researchers named fellows of the prestigious Royal Society of Canada – considered a major achievement for scholars in this country.