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Bicentennial Family Science Day: Complete Schedule

8May202109:00
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We're celebrating 24h de science and McGill's Bicentennial as we move into another century of community outreach!/scienceCategory: Bicentennial Public outreach Faculty of Science

Telescopes unite in unprecedented observations of famous black hole

Published: 14Apr2021

In April 2019, scientists released the first image of a black hole in the galaxy M87 using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). However, that remarkable achievement was just the beginning of the...

Detection of a short, intense radio burst in Milky Way could help resolve origins of mysterious phenomenon

Published: 4Nov2020

New data from a Canadian-led team of astronomers, including researchers from the McGill Space Institute and McGill University Department of Physics, strongly suggest that magnetars - a type of...

McGill team awarded contract to advance potential Canadian contribution for LiteBIRD space telescope

Published: 26Nov2019

November 7, 2019 (MONTREAL, Quebec) - A team of researchers from the McGill Space Institute has secured a Phase 0 contract with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to advance a proposed Canadian...

Neutron-star merger yields new puzzle for astrophysicists

Published: 18Jan2018

The afterglow from the distant neutron-star merger detected last August has continued to brighten – much to the surprise of astrophysicists studying the aftermath of the massive collision that took...

Astrophysics and Robots, 4:30

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A Life in Research/canal-savoirCategory: Canal Savoir broadcast schedule

Vicky Kaspi wins 2015 Killam Prize in Natural Sciences

Published: 14Apr2015

McGill professor Vicky Kaspi, a world-renowned astrophysicist known for her cutting-edge work on neutron stars and pulsars, was awarded the Killam Prize today, one of the country’s most prestigious...

Victoria Kaspi wins Canada’s top science prize

Published: 16Feb2016

Victoria Kaspi, a professor and Canada research chair at McGill University, is this year's winner of the $1 million Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal from the Natural Sciences and Engineering...

Astrophysics and Robots, 10:30

9Sep201510:30
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A Life in Research/canal-savoirCategory: Canal Savoir broadcast schedule

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