Students in the University of Alberta’s graduate program in geophysics studies brought home four awards from this year’s GeoConvention in Calgary, Alberta.
Physics grad student Ross Lockwood returns to Earth and talks about life after Mars.
New University of Alberta physics professor Lindsay LeBlanc builds on a tradition of quantum physics experimentation.
University of Alberta professor Don Page discusses Stephen Hawking’s latest theory about black holes.
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.
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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