Connecting Heaven and Earth: UM Researchers Have Highly Anticipated Nuclear Experiment Underway

Neutron stars were recently in the news because the gravitational wave observatory, LIGO, detected a neutron star merger.  Neutron stars are very interesting objects.  A teaspoon of neutron star matter is so dense it would weigh about 10 million tons!  The remnants of supernovae explosions, neutron stars tell us about the origin of matter in...


Congratulations 2018 University Merit Award Recipient Khodr Shamseddine

The Department of Physics and Astronomy would like to congratulate Dr. Shamseddine for receiving the 2018 University Merit Award for a “Combination of Teaching, Service and Research, Scholarly Work and Other Creative Activities”


Congratulations 2019 Vanier Scholar Recipient Kyle Monkman

Congratulations to Kyle Monkman, a student in the department of physics and astronomy, one of a record six University of Manitoba graduate students to receive a 2019 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. These awards, considered the Canadian equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Rhodes Scholarships, help recruit and keep in Canada top doctoral students from across the country...

Upcoming Talks

July 18

Watching reactions take place at the atomic scale (and learning from them), Dr. Sharma, Australia

The Department of Chemistry presents: Watching reactions take place at the atomic scale (and learning from them) with Dr. Neeraj...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,207 45 Chancellors Circle Winnipeg MB,Buller Building

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