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Posted by Harriet Kim Jarlett on June 23, 2017.  This content is archived on the CERN Document Server.

Singer-songwriter Howie Day was sitting in a coffee shop in Denver one morning while on tour, when he saw in his Twitter notifications CERN had shared a parody video of his hit song “Collide”, sung from the perspective of a proton in the Large Hadron Collider. After a brief exchange on Twitter, he decided to record the parody himself, and make a new video during a...

Posted On: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

By Dan Rubinstein

As director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University, internationally renowned theoretical physicist and Carleton alumnus, Lawrence Krauss, leads a diverse collection of scientists and scholars who are exploring some of humankind’s most fundamental questions.

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Posted On: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

By Dan Rubinstein
Photos by Justin Tang and CERN

At 46 metres long, 25 metres high and 25 metres wide, the 7,000-tonne ATLAS detector is the largest particle detector ever built. It’s one of two general-purpose detectors and one of four major experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator, a 27-kilometre ring of superconducting magnets buried beneath the French-Swiss border near Geneva.

ATLAS played a central role in the 2013 Nobel Prize-winning...

Posted On: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

 

Spring Convocation: ATLAS Collaborator Completes Thesis on Higgs Boson Measurement

By Susan Hickman

A Carleton University physics student who was involved in the discovery of the Higgs boson particle views his studies as “a long series of...

Posted On: Thursday, June 15, 2017

 

High school students from Cambridge, Ontario, win chance to test experiment at CERN.

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/06/13/high-school-students-from-cambridge-ont-win-chance-to-test-experiment-at-cern.html

Posted On: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

 

Congratulations to Sangeeta as one of the recipients to receive the "New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award". 

Details at:

http://mailchi.mp/carleton/teaching-and-learning-services-june-newsletter

Posted On: Friday, June 9, 2017

 

Carleton Welcomes New Canada Research Chair in Physics, Renews Existing Chair in CybersecurityA closeup of the word research in a dictionary.

Carleton University’s Mark Boulay, professor...

Posted On: Monday, May 15, 2017

 

Colloquium:  Thursday, May 18 2017  3:30 - 4:30 pm

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Posted On: Monday, May 15, 2017


Colloquium:  Thursday, May 11 2017  3:30 - 4:30 pm

Room:  238 Tory Building (TB)

Speaker:  Dr. Simon Viel

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Posted On: Friday, May 5, 2017

Colloquium: Tuesday May 9, 2017  -  3:00 - 4:00

Room: Tory Building (TB) 238

Speaker: Marie-Cecile Piro

Title: Towards solving the dark...

Posted On: Thursday, May 4, 2017


The Department of Physics is seeking qualified Contract Instructors for the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Academic Year.

For...

Posted On: Tuesday, May 2, 2017


Special colloquium:  Thursday May 4 at 14:30  in 238 TB (Tory Building)

Note ** special time **. 

Speaker: Masayuki Wada,...

Posted On: Monday, May 1, 2017

 

Physics Colloquium: Thursday April 27 at 15:30.

Room: River Building 1200.

Speaker: Dr. Marcin Kuzniak, Carleton University

Title: Search...

Posted On: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 

Next week, the uOttawa Department of Physics is excited to be hosting two talks by Dr. William D. Phillips, winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics. He will be giving the department colloquium on Friday April 7 at 2:30 in FTX 147, the advertisement for which is attached. He will also be giving our second annual Eureka Talk on Saturday April 8 at 10:30am in FSS 2005.  

The Eureka Talks bring cutting edge science to the general public. We bring in excellent...

Posted On: Monday, March 20, 2017

We are very sad to report the death of M.K. Sundaresan, Sundar to his many friends, in Phoenix, AZ on Jan 30 2017. Sundar was born in Chennai (Madras) India on Sept. 2, 1929.  He started his career in theoretical physics as a Ph. D. student of Hans Bethe at Cornell. He returned to India but moved to Canada to work at the National Research...

Posted On: Tuesday, February 7, 2017