University of Alberta grad student Hava Turkakin’s innovative paper on plasma activity in the Earth’s magnetosphere was spotlighted by the American Geophysical Union.
Avenue Magazine has named astronomer Gregory Sivakoff as one of Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2014.
Lindsay LeBlanc and Joseph Maceijko are newest Canada Research Chairs in the Department of Physics, while Aksel Hallin’s appointment has been renewed.
Studies by geophysicist Jeff Gu have found a link between earthquakes in Northern Alberta and fracking activity.
The University of Alberta Observatory will be open to the public to view the partial solar eclipse on Thursday, October 23, 2014.
Black Hole Burps
Why do black holes “burp” up high energy particles? University of Alberta observational astronomer Gregory Sivakoff is investigating.
Hear Gregory Sivakoff on CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks (pop up player) or use this link to download an mp3.
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.
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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