Intergalactic travellers beware: Rogue black holes may be roaming about

Fri, 24 Mar 2017

A new study by an international consortium of astronomy researchers has found that massive black holes in the center of galaxies can get “kicked out” by gravitational waves. The result could mean there are supermassive black holes wandering freely through space, certainly a danger for space travelers. Two U of…


The Nature of Things: Foxes Create an Oasis For Other Creatures

Thu, 23 Mar 2017

CBC’s On the Nature of Things will highlight the work of U of M biologists James Roth. Tune in.  Arctic foxes are hardy creatures, not only do they manage to survive in one of the harshest landscapes on earth, they are also incredible eco-gardeners who create rich habitats around their…


The University of Manitoba interacts with world-renowned researchers

Tue, 14 Mar 2017

With societies technological demands ever increasing, scientists face a difficult challenge: How can we overcome the limitations of existing technologies, and continue to push the boundaries of technological innovation? One promising solution to this problem is the development of quantum and spintronic systems, which overcome the basic limitations of conventional…