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    Joint industry-academic geophysics convention honours UAlberta grad student research

    Students in the University of Alberta’s graduate program in geophysics studies brought home four awards from this year’s GeoConvention in Calgary, Alberta.

  2. Ross Lockwood outside the HI-SEAS Habitat as part of the simulated Mars mission. Image supplied by Ross Lockwood.

    Physics grad student discusses life after Mars

    Physics grad student Ross Lockwood returns to Earth and talks about life after Mars.

  3. Lindsay LeBlanc

    A note about quantum mechanics research

    New University of Alberta physics professor Lindsay LeBlanc builds on a tradition of quantum physics experimentation.

  4. Stephen Hawking and Don Page, April 2014

    Developing the black hole picture

    University of Alberta professor Don Page discusses Stephen Hawking’s latest theory about black holes.

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    Particle physics at the movies with James Pinfold

    Join James Pinfold at the Garneau Theatre on Sunday, May 25th, 4:30 pm for a screening and Q & A about the film Particle Fever.

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Plasma emissions from a black hole. Image courtesy NASA.

Black Hole Burps

Why do black holes “burp” up high energy particles? University of Alberta observational astronomer Gregory Sivakoff is investigating.

play-icon.jpgHear Gregory Sivakoff on CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks (pop up player) or use this link to download an mp3.



Alternative Energy

University of Alberta geophysicst Martyn Unsworth talks about the international Helmholtz-Alberta initiative that is investigating how geothermal energy could reduce the impact of the oilsands industry.

Magnetic Monopoles

James Pinfold explains the University of Alberta-led physics experiment at CERN which could dramatically change our concepts of basic physics and lead to future technologies that right now only exist in science fiction.

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