Natural Sciences - Astronomy/Space

Cosmic rays, quantum bits and underground labs intersect to advance the future of computing

Physics - Astronomy

New collaboration will allow quantum researchers to study effects of solar radiation on quantum computing A new collaboration between researchers from the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo, SNOLAB near Sudbury, Ontario, and Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden has been awarded a new grant to investigate the impact of radiation and cosmic rays on quantum technologies.

11 billion years into the past

Astronomy & Space - Physics

The first cosmological measurements from a global collaboration bring us one step closer to solving the mystery of Dark Energy Canadian scientists wor

Q and A with the experts: Unlocking the wonders of a solar eclipse

Astronomy & Space

Science Discover the science behind a solar eclipse in preparation for the once-in-a-lifetime occurrence on April 8  On April 8, 2024, sky gazers and

Where’s the best place to see the eclipse? There’s an app for that

Developed by two UdeM computer-science students, Mon Éclipse simulates the path of the April 8 total eclipse of the sun. Where will you be on April 8? Will it be somewhere you can see the total eclipse of the sun? To find out, download the free Mon Éclipse app developed at Université de Montéal.

How to safely view an eclipse

Astronomy & Space

A solar eclipse will sweep across parts of Canada on April 8 - but watching it unprotected can damage your eyes.

Milky Way black hole’s magnetic field mapped for first time

Astronomy & Space - Physics

Characteristics of the supermassive black hole at the heart of our galaxy captured in unprecedented detail by international team that includes Waterlo

Ask Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen your questions about going to the Moon

Astronomy & Space - Media

Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will become the first Canadian to venture to the Moon - but first, he's stopping by UBC (virtually) to answer your lunar questions.