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Neutrinos and the Hunt for these Ghostly Particles

Neutrinos and the Hunt for these Ghostly Particles May 3, 2018
Ce résumé n'est pas disponsible en français. In this talk, Dr. Thomas Brunner will give a historic introduction to neutrinos and present current and future detectors that aim at unlocking some of the neutrinos' mysteries. En savoir plus ›

Entanglement Matters

Entanglement Matters April 5, 2018
Ce résumé n'est pas disponsible en français. In this talk, Dr. Witczak-Krempa will discuss the ongoing entaglement revolution and how it is changing our understanding of matter, ranging from superconductors to ultra-cold gases. En savoir plus ›

Weather, Macroweather and Climate: Big and Small, Fast and Slow, Our Random Yet Predictable Atmosphere

Weather, Macroweather and Climate: Big and Small, Fast and Slow, Our Random Yet Predictable Atmosphere Mar. 1, 2018
Ce résumé n'est pas disponsible en français. In this talk, Dr. Lovejoy will explain this new thing called macroweather which sits in between weather and climate, and he will seek to convince you that the atmosphere is not what you thought it was. En savoir plus ›

Discovering the Truth in High Energy Physics

Discovering the Truth in High Energy Physics Feb. 8, 2018
Ce résumé n'est pas disponsible en français. In this talk, Dr. Dominguez will explain how physicists use the Large Hadron Collider to discover the truth about how the universe really works. En savoir plus ›

How Green Chemistry Invents New Ways from Abundant Resources and Energies

How Green Chemistry Invents New Ways from Abundant Resources and Energies Jan. 4, 2018
Ce résumé n'est pas disponsible en français. In this talk, Prof. Audrey Moores from the Department of Chemistry at the McGill University will discuss sustainability and some potential roles chemistry can play, such as using iron to replace precious metals in important industrial processes. En savoir plus ›

Winning the War on Climate Change: Twelve Myths Debunked

Winning the War on Climate Change: Twelve Myths Debunked Dec. 7, 2017
Ce résumé n'est pas disponsible en français. In his talk, Prof. Normand Mousseau from the Department of Physics at the Université de Montréal will debunk twelve climate change myths. With this gained clarity, it will become clear that the solution to climate change issues is not foremost of technological or scientific nature, but is fundamentally political. En savoir plus ›

The Beautiful Two-dimensional World: An Exploration of Flatworld

The Beautiful Two-dimensional World: An Exploration of Flatworld Nov. 2, 2017
Ce résumé n'est pas disponsible en français. Prof. Michael Hilke from the Department of Physics at McGill University will talk about his research on special types of materials, such as graphene. He talk will go into the two-dimensional lives of electrons living on these special materials. En savoir plus ›

Metamaterials: Going Beyond What Nature Gives Us

Metamaterials: Going Beyond What Nature Gives Us Oct. 5, 2017
Ce résumé n'est pas disponsible en français. Prof. Amy Szuchmacher Blum from the Department of Chemistry at McGill University will talk about her research on metamaterials. We will learn about the applications of metamaterials and examples of how the Blum group are repurposing proteins from viruses to make these exciting new materials. En savoir plus ›

What Was Before The Big Bang - And How Might We Tell?

What Was Before The Big Bang - And How Might We Tell? Sept. 7, 2017
Ce résumé n'est pas disponsible en français. Prof. Robert Brandenberger from McGill University will talk about his research on the origins of the universe. We will explore how seeds laid down in the very early universe developed into the large-scale structure we observe today, and how this may teach us about the beginnings of the universe. En savoir plus ›

Machine Learning and Crowdsourcing Made Easy for Physicists

Machine Learning and Crowdsourcing Made Easy for Physicists May 4, 2017
Ce résumé n'est pas disponsible en français. Everybody Can Teach a Machine a Little Physics! This lecture will give a basic introduction to machine learning and show examples of its application in physics. Some of these physics problems are tackled via a citizen-science/crowdsourcing approach, where science enthusiasts can inspect physics data (often in the form of images) and provide feedback that is used to train machine learning models. En savoir plus ›

Cutting it Both Ways - Ionizing Radiation and Cancer

Cutting it Both Ways - Ionizing Radiation and Cancer Mar. 2, 2017
Prof. John Kildea (Medical Physics at McGill U.) En savoir plus ›

Black Holes, String Theory and Quantum Gravity

Black Holes, String Theory and Quantum Gravity Jan. 5, 2017
Prof. Alex Maloney (McGill U.) En savoir plus ›

A Massive Quest: The Higgs Boson Discovery

A Massive Quest: The Higgs Boson Discovery July 7, 2016
Andrée Robichaud-Véronneau En savoir plus ›

The Physics of Disasters

The Physics of Disasters June 2, 2016
Prof. Nikolas Provatas (McGill U.) En savoir plus ›

Squeezing New Information out of DNA

Squeezing New Information out of DNA April 7, 2016
Prof. Sabrina Leslie (McGill) En savoir plus ›

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