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New telescope could solve mystery of deep-space Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs)

Published: 12Sep2017

Because of its large collecting area, wide observational bandwidth and cylindrical design, CHIME can see some thousand times more sky at any given moment, Victoria Kaspi, an astrophysicist and...

Montreal and Quebec Studies Lose a Great Ambassador

Published: 11Sep2017

The CIRM and the McGill’s Quebec Studies Program learned with great sorrow of the passing of McGill’s Chancellor Emerita Gretta Chambers. Dear friend of CIRM and the Quebec Studies Program, she is...

Royal Society of Canada elects seven McGill scholars to The College

Published: 12Sep2017

Today, the Royal Society of Canada announced 70 new members to The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, including seven McGill scholars. With seven members, McGill has more new...

Astronomers find fast-spinning 'clocks in the sky' using gaming tech

Published: 11Sep2017

The discovery was made using radio telescopes at the Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) in the Netherlands. Ziggy Pleunis, co-author of the findings published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, who is...

Message from Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier on the passing of Chancellor Emerita Gretta Chambers

Published: 9Sep2017

I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our Chancellor Emerita, Gretta Chambers. On behalf of the McGill University community, I extend my condolences to her family and pay homage to the...

Canada's largest radio telescope unveiled in British Columbia

Published: 8Sep2017

The radio telescope is a joint project of scientists from Canadian universities including the University of British Columbia, the University of Toronto, McGill University and the National Research...

Expert: Montreal pitch as Amazon’s 2nd headquarters

Published: 8Sep2017

“Wanted: A place with a million people, a diverse population, good schools and malleable lawmakers. Room to accommodate up to 50,000 workers. Canadian provinces also welcome to apply.” (New York...

Meeting a microbe in the morning or in the evening: is it all the same?

Published: 8Sep2017

Does the time of day matter when our body is infected by a parasite? According to new research from McGill University, it matters a great deal.

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