Physics and Astronomy News Archive
September 26, 2023 —
Can-Ming Hu talks about being appointed a Distinguished Professor at the University of Manitoba and his journey in science.
September 14, 2023 —
UM professor Jayanne English interviewed for her role in discovery of potential polar ring galaxies
September 13, 2023 —
A group of international astronomers, including researchers from the University of Manitoba, have identified two potential polar ring galaxies, according to results published today in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
July 31, 2023 —
Family Resources now offers a childminding service, which enables a faculty or unit hosting an event on campus to offer childcare for event participants.
June 26, 2023 —
Last week concluded the six-part Canada Research Chair (CRC) Symposium at UM.
June 7, 2023 —
Presentations featuring 24 UM researchers available for online viewing.
April 28, 2023 —
Join our panel of UM physicists and astronomers on May 10.
January 20, 2023 —
How do societies know when an epidemic is over and normal life can resume? What are the criteria and markers of an epidemic’s end, and who has the insight, authority, and credibility to decipher these signs? Join Dr. Erica Charters, professor of the global history of medicine at the University of Oxford for an insightful conversation on how war, disease, and state formation intersect. Erica Charters currently leads a multidisciplinary project on How Epidemics End.
January 13, 2023 —
Attention all students: Do you have passion for science but you aren’t sure what you can do with a science degree? If so, consider attending The Discover Your Future in Science series.
Nature News and Views article: on the visualization of a magnetic field using X-rays in a stellar graveyard (or pulsar wind nebula)
January 4, 2023 —
An X-ray imaging mission has unveiled the magnetic field in the environment of a dead star. The order and symmetry of the field will reshape our understanding of how it accelerates particles to ultra-high energies, says UM astrophysicist Dr. Samar Safi-Harb, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Extreme Astrophysics and lead author.