physics

McGill Physics Hackathon 2020 *VIRTUAL*

7Nov2020
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8Nov2020

This year's Physics Hackathon will be the first to take place entirely online, meaning that anyone from anywhere can participate. We hope you will join us, whether you are a high school, CEGEP,...

For McGill families: Fun with Physics — Sink or Float?

14Nov202011:00
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Have you ever wondered why some objects sink and others float? Come find out with Physics Outreach's Sink or Float activity!/scienceCategory: Faculty of Science

For McGill families: Fun with Physics — Sink or Float?

14Nov202011:00
to
12:30

Have you ever wondered why some objects sink and others float? Come find out with Physics Outreach's Sink or Float activity!/scienceCategory: Faculty of Science

May the force be with you: detecting ultrafast light by its force

Published: 5Aug2020

A McGill research team has developed a new technique to detect nano-sized imperfections in materials. They believe this discovery will lead to improvements in the optical detectors used in a wide...

Girls in Physics Day

21May201909:30
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Do you ever wonder how cutting edge research is being carried out?  Or what the daily life of a physicists is like? Or maybe you just find science really cool and fascinating....

March Break: Particle Physics Masterclass

6Mar201910:00
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Looking for something different to do this March Break?R3600 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T8, CA/scienceCategory: Dept. of Physics Faculty of Science

Latest gravitational-wave detection opens new era for astronomy

Published: 16Oct2017

The discovery of a gravitational wave caused by the merger of two neutron stars, reported today by a collaboration of scientists from around the world, opens a new era in astronomy. It marks the...

Nobel Prize in Physics goes to gravitational wave scientists

Published: 3Oct2017

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 was divided, one half awarded to Rainer Weiss, the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the...

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