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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.