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What goes up: UAlberta students carry out experiments in simulated zero-gravity conditions on parabolic flight

Experiments conducted in 2019 lay groundwork for components for next satellite project by student group AlbertaSat.


Energy channelled by space weather favours the north, new study shows

U of A physicists discover surprising new findings about how our planet’s magnetic field controls space weather as it shields us from solar wind.


Physicists acknowledged for industry partnership examining passive seismic data in Alberta

Professor Mirko van der Baan received the NSERC Synergy Award for his work on the Microseismic Industry Consortium.


Message from the Chair

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we do things on campus, but it has not stopped research and teaching activities in the Department of Physics.