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Physics and astronomy News Archive

Faculty of Science

NRAO: Image release: Giant magnetic ropes in a galaxy’s halo

December 3, 2019 — 
An astronomy composite image produced by professor Jayanne English, physics and astronomy, using radio data reveals an image of the “Whale Galaxy” (NGC 4631), made with the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), reveals hair-like filaments of the galaxy’s magnetic field protruding above and below the galaxy’s disk.

faculty of science, Physics and astronomy

Dr. Yipu Wang, with PhD students Jinwei Rao, Ying Yang discuss their microwave discovery

UM researchers create ‘Romulan Cloaking Device’

September 24, 2019 — 
Dr. Yipu Wang and PhD students in the Faculty of Science have made a nonreciprocal microwave device that is completely opaque for microwaves traveling in one direction

faculty of science, graduate students, Physics and astronomy, Research and International

Taylor Morrisseau

Faculty of Science

Invent the Future Together – Be a Mentor

September 5, 2019 — 
Contribute to the future success of our immensely talented students, and become a mentor.

Alumni, Biological Sciences, campus community, chemistry, community engagement, Community Stories, Faculty of Graduate Studies, faculty of science, mentoring, Physics and astronomy, Research and International

Faculty of Science

Connecting heaven and earth: UM researchers have highly anticipated nuclear experiment underway

July 16, 2019 — 
Professors Dr. Juliette Mammei, along with her colleagues Dr. Michael Gericke and adjunct professor Dr. Russell Mammei, currently have an experiment running at Jefferson Lab, the world’s premier electron scattering facility, to measure the neutron skin of lead in an “earth-based” experiment. 

Faculty of Graduate Studies, faculty of science, Physics and astronomy, Research and International

Vanier scholars 2019

Six minds that will change our society now call the U of M home

May 16, 2019 — 
U of M students receive prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships to pursue trailblazing research

Department of Sociology and Criminology, Faculty of Arts, faculty of science, medical microbiology, microbiology, Physics and astronomy, psychology, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Vanier Scholar

2019 Vanier Scholar: Kyle Monkman

May 16, 2019 — 
Kyle Monkman is one of six 2019 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients from the University of Manitoba - a record setting year for the university.

faculty of science, Physics and astronomy, Vanier Scholar

Faculty of Science

Don’t miss this year’s Science Rendezvous – a free, family festival on Saturday, May 11

May 7, 2019 — 
From robots to bugs, fossils to outer space, it’s fun for preschoolers, tweens, parents and grandparents alike

Alumni and Community, Biological Sciences, Campus and Community, chemistry, community outreach, computer science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Environment, Faculty of Graduate Studies, faculty of science, mathematics, microbiology, Outreach, Physics and astronomy, research & international, Statistics, Students, volunteer

Faculty of Science

A “delightful link”: Science Rendezvous’ new coordinator Kyla Smith tells why Science Rendezvous is “not to be missed”

April 1, 2019 — 
Don't miss this year's Science Rendezvous, a free family festival on Saturday May 11, 2019

Alumni, Alumni and Community, Biological Sciences, chemistry, Community Stories, computer science, faculty of science, mathematics, Outreach, Physics and astronomy, Research and International, Statistics, Students

Faculty of Science

Hocus pocus and away we go: Science Rendezvous volunteers make magic (again)

April 1, 2019 — 
The Chemistry Potions Class show and Physics Adventure Show hope to entertain and mystify thousands of attendees

Alumni, Biological Sciences, campus community, Campus Events, chemistry, community engagement, Community Stories, computer science, Faculty of Agriculture and Agri Foods, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Environment, Faculty of Graduate Studies, faculty of science, front and centre, mathematics, microbiology, Outreach, Physics and astronomy, Research and International, Science, Staff, Statistics, Students

President David Barnard with winners of the 2019 3MT Competition, and Dr. Todd Mondor, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

3MT winner takes first step toward regional finals

March 19, 2019 — 
A student who is developing a way to test heart health through a simple stepping exercise impressed a prestigious panel of judges at the Three-Minute Thesis competition

3MT, Alumni, Arts, community engagement, Environment Earth and Resources, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Graduate Studies, faculty of science, graduate students, Indigenous, Kinesiology and Recreation Management, Max Rady College of Medicine, Physics and astronomy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Research and International, Science, Students

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