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Posted On: Friday, September 13, 2013

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) has elected Carleton’s David Rogers as a fellow in the Academy of Science, Mathematical and Physical Science Division. Rogers received this honour as part of a cohort of 84 newly elected fellows. Election to the academies of the RSC is the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences. dave-rogers


Posted On: Thursday, September 12, 2013

Three Carleton University researchers are part of team responsible for the new Technical Design Report by the worldwide International Linear Collider (ILC) community.

Since 2000, the Carleton group has been involved in all aspects of the ILC Time Projection Chamber (TPC) design and construction, as well as particle...

Posted On: Thursday, June 27, 2013

Two Carleton University researchers credit the Canada Research Chairs program for advances in their research.

Story by Nicole Findlay

Photography by Luther Caverly


Posted On: Thursday, June 27, 2013

The High Energy and Particle Physics Prize 2013


Posted On: Friday, May 17, 2013


Carleton University builds new detector for nuclear materials

john-armitageCarleton University physicist John Armitage stands in front of the cosmic ray inspection and passive tomography (CRIPT) system...

Posted On: Friday, April 26, 2013

CRIPT Device Harnesses Cosmic Rays to Detect Nuclear Material, Monitor Wastecript2

Carleton University unveiled today a large scanning device with the potential for several real-world applications, such as scanning containers for radioactive material, detecting seismic activity under volcanoes and monitoring nuclear waste tanks.


Posted On: Friday, April 26, 2013

Carleton University senior researchers and students have been working for three years with the federal government and industry partners on a large scanning device that uses unique cosmic rays called muons.

The Cosmic Ray Inspection and Passive Tomography (CRIPT) system has many possible real-world applications, including the potential to be a valuable tool in detecting and deterring the illegal movement of atomic materials, including uranium and plutonium, as well as other counter-...

Posted On: Thursday, April 25, 2013


A second Higgs Boson? Physicists debate new particle ..... read more below: 

Posted On: Tuesday, April 16, 2013

In the summer of 2012, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) announced the discovery of the Higgs Boson. The particle describes the missing piece of the puzzle that would give mass to the objects in the universe. Maclean’s Magazine called its discovery “the biggest scientific achievement of a generation.” The particle that was discovered has since been verified as a Higgs Boson, though many questions remain about its nature.

On Saturday, April 13 Carleton’s Thomas...

Posted On: Friday, April 12, 2013


Listen to Professor Alain Bellerive's interview about the Higgs Boson on radio station CJMQ 88.9 FM with host Max Dekiewit.


Posted On: Thursday, March 21, 2013


CBC News Clip:

"Carleton Physicists celebration confirmation of existence of Higgs Boson"


Posted On: Thursday, March 14, 2013


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Posted On: Wednesday, January 16, 2013


The Department of Physics requires contract instructors for theFall and Winter terms of the 2013/2014 Academic Year subject to budgetary approval.

Job postings for Physics Department Contract Instructors:

Fall 2013 Term:  BIT 1002PHYS 1003PHYS 1901

Winter 2014 Term:...

Posted On: Monday, December 10, 2012


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Posted On: Thursday, November 29, 2012