physics

AstroMcGill Presents: Public Astro Night

19Jun201420:30

This Thursday: "Gamma-ray Astronomy: The Atmosphere as a 3D Display", by Dr. Jean-François Rajotte. It will be followed by night-sky observations (weather permitting)./sustainabilityCategory:...

Study reveals challenge for chip designers of future

Published: 6Nov2012

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.

Is 'Back to the Future' scientifically possible?

Published: 21Oct2015

It’s 'Back to the Future' day: “In Back to the Future Part II, Marty McFly travels to October 21, 2015, to save his children, yet to be born in Back to the Future's 1985.” (Source: CNN)...

Clerk, Pai named to RSC’s College of New Scholars

Published: 16Sep2014

McGill University physicist Aashish Clerk and epidemiologist Madhukar Pai are among the inaugural members named today to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

25th Canadian Materials Science Conference

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In 2013, the 25th Canadian Materials Science Conference will be held at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, from June 17-19, 2013, with special courses running on June 15 and 16 and a poster...

Mars, too, has macroweather

Published: 13Nov2014

Weather, which changes day-to-day due to constant fluctuations in the atmosphere, and climate, which varies over decades, are familiar. More recently, a third regime, called “macroweather,” has...

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