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McGill duo named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

Thu, 2016-08-18 06:56

By  James Martin

McGill professors Corinne Maurice and Kieran O’Donnell have been appointed to the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program, a new initiative that helps outstanding early-career researchers develop the leadership and communication skills, and network connections, they’ll need to solve some of our most pressing problems

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Mysterious cosmic radio bursts found to repeat

Wed, 2016-03-02 13:00

By Chris Chipello, McGill Newsroom

Astronomers for the first time detect repeat ‘fast radio bursts’ from same sky location

Astronomers for the first time have detected repeating short bursts of radio waves from an enigmatic source that is likely located well beyond the edge of our Milky Way galaxy. The findings indicate that these “fast radio bursts” come from an extremely powerful object which occasionally produces multiple bursts in under a minute.

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Study reveals challenge for chip designers of future

Surprising findings could influence material choices in nanoelectronics
Tue, 2012-11-06 13:39

To build the computer chips of the future, designers will need to understand how an electrical charge behaves when it is confined to metal wires only a few atom-widths in diameter.

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