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May 12, 2017 Is the Force with Us? Our Professor Aephraim Steinberg helps explain in Through the Wormhole!
Is the Force with Us? Our Professor Aephraim Steinberg helps explain in Through the Wormhole!
Professor Steinberg was filmed for a segment in season 8, episode 1 of Through the Wormhole. A show on the Discovery Channel that is hosted by Morgan Freeman. more...
May 01, 2017 The 2017 CAP/DCMMP Brockhouse Medal  is awarded to Yong-Baek Kim
The 2017 CAP/DCMMP Brockhouse Medal is awarded to Yong-Baek Kim
The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) is pleased to announce that the 2017 CAP/DCMMP Brockhouse Medal is awarded to Yong Baek Kim, University of Toronto, for his leading work on the effects of large spin-orbit coupling on exotic ground states in geometrically frustrated and highly correlated quantum materials. more...
Apr 10, 2017
Former graduate student, Feihu Xu recognized by the International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers.
Feihu Xu is a former graduate student of Professor Hoi Kwong Lo and he has been named a co-winner of the inaugural Outstanding Dissertation Award (ODA) by the International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers. more...
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...
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Events
Physics Education Workshop Sep 20, 2017
Nancy Watt: Improvisation Workshop 
This workshop is designed to teach and practice communication skills using the tools of improvisation. more...
Condensed Matter Physics Seminar Sep 20, 2017
Kevin Slagle: Quantum Field Theory of Fracton Topological Order and Topological Degeneracy from Geometry 
Physics Colloquium Sep 21, 2017
Barbara Sherwood Lollar: Follow the Water: Exploration for Habitability and Microbial Life in the Earth’s Deep Subsurface 
Quantum Optics Seminar Sep 22, 2017
Denis Seletskiy: Taming multi-THz classical and quantum light toward time-domain quantum spectroscopy 
Physics Education Teaching and Learning Sep 22, 2017
Carl-Georg Bank: Teaching ethics in science 
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