News

Recent Posts

${alt}

Large-scale computer simulation reveals how magnetic field lines break to produce solar flares and other phenomena

A discovery made through large-scale computer simulations could lead to better understanding of solar flares, geomantic substorms, and gamma-ray bursts, which pose serious dangers to orbiting satellites and telecommunications.

${alt}

Students convert physics lessons to practical use with undergraduate research projects

Research is messier than portrayed in textbooks, but its rewards include honing new skills and participating in exciting discoveries.

${alt}

New funding could help Alberta scientists unlock the quantum internet

New and upgraded nano-fabrication facilities at U of A and University of Calgary will help researchers build next-generation, ultra-secure networks linking quantum computers.

${alt}

U of A physicist helping build next-generation particle detector to shed new light on dark matter

Aksel Hallin and his team will put their pioneering expertise to work on a newly funded Canadian collaboration aimed at revealing clues to one of the universe’s greatest mysteries.