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Computer Science - Physics - 02.06.2022
Toronto startup Xanadu achieves quantum computing feat: The Globe and Mail
Toronto startup Xanadu achieves quantum computing feat: The Globe and Mail
Xanadu, a quantum computing startup founded by former University of Toronto post-doctoral physics researcher Christian Weedbrook , has achieved a coveted milestone by demonstrating "quantum advantage

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 17.05.2022
The lonely fate of a robot on Mars
The lonely fate of a robot on Mars
Science, Health & Technology Erik Rolfsen Covered in the red dust that sealed its fate, the NASA InSight lander is slowly shutting down, more than 250 million kilometres from home. With its solar panels now obscured by the red planet's debris, the four-year-old robot is running out of power. One by one, its instruments are being taken offline: its robotic arm moving into 'retirement pose', its seismometer likely to be turned off sometime in June.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 04.01.2022
Real-time alert system heralds new era in fast radio burst research
Real-time alert system heralds new era in fast radio burst research
McGill scientists have developed a new system for sharing the enormous amount of data being generated by the CHIME radio telescope in its search for fast radio bursts (FRBs), the puzzling extragalactic phenomenon that is one of the hottest topics in modern-day astronomy.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 03.12.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 24.11.2021
James Webb Space Telescope: our experts speak out
James Webb Space Telescope: our experts speak out
The launch of the most complex and powerful telescope ever built will be commented on by a number of UdeM astrophysicists who contributed to its design. The James Webb Space Telescope is scheduled to be launched on December 22 with sophisticated instruments on board, including a Canadian guidance sensor largely developed by researchers at Université de Montréal.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 28.10.2021
Three UdeM astophysicists to help inaugurate the James Webb Space Telescope
Research associate Loïc Albert and doctoral students Olivia Lim and Stefan Pelletier see their proposals accepted for the use of NASA's ultra-sophisticated probe.