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Jul 22, 2020 Aephraim Steinberg, co-director of CIFAR’s Quantum Information Science Program, led a team that timed atoms’ mysterious quantum behaviour.
Aephraim Steinberg, co-director of CIFAR’s Quantum Information Science Program, led a team that timed atoms’ mysterious quantum behaviour.
How long does it take to do the apparently impossible? Knowing might unlock better quantum computers and a deeper understanding of physics. more...
Jul 15, 2020 From Mars exploration to Earth conservation: alumni mentor Julius Lindsay helps physics students navigate career options
From Mars exploration to Earth conservation: alumni mentor Julius Lindsay helps physics students navigate career options
When asked how he developed an interest in physics, Faculty of Arts & Science alumnus Julius Lindsay laughs. “I was — am— a big Star Trek and Star Wars nerd,” he says. “I’ve always been interested in math and science, but Grade 8 was a watershed year for me.” more...
Jun 25, 2020 Loudon-Hines Gold Medal and Scholarship in Physics
Loudon-Hines Gold Medal and Scholarship in Physics
The inaugural Loudon-Hines Gold Medal and Scholarship in Physics was established in 2018 through the generosity of two anonymous donors. The 2019-2020 recipient is: Celina Pasiecznik more...
Jun 09, 2020 Why isn’t there nothing in the universe? Physicists are one step closer to an answer
Why isn’t there nothing in the universe? Physicists are one step closer to an answer
In a paper published in the journal Nature earlier this year, a team of physicists reported the best evidence yet for an asymmetry between neutrinos and anti-neutrinos that could explain our matter-dominated universe. more...
Jun 08, 2020 Announcing the Natalia Krasnopolskaia Memorial Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Announcing the Natalia Krasnopolskaia Memorial Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
The Physics Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program has been renamed as the “Natalia Krasnopolskaia Memorial Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship” to honour Lecturer Natalia Krasnopolskaia (July 16, 1955 - January 30, 2020). more...
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Events
Virtual Summer Colloquium Aug 06, 2020
Prof. R. J. Dwayne Miller: From Basic Science to Star Trek Surgery: Achieving the Fundamental (Single Cell) Limits to Minimally Invasive Surgery and Biodiagnostics 
PhD Defense Aug 07, 2020
Stephanie Hay: Pattern Scaling Methods for Understanding the Response to Polar Sea-Ice loss in Coupled Earth System Models. 
Departmental oral examinations are open to professorial staff only more...
QMD Seminar Nov 02, 2020
Zhenfei Liu: TBA 
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