Tag: physics

The levitating power of quantum materials

The Redpath Museum hosted Tami Pereg-Barnea, an associate professor in McGill’s Department of Physics, on March 12 as part of the Cutting Edge Lecture in Science series. An expert in nano-scale materials, Pereg-Barnea discussed her current research, in which she applies quantum mechanical properties to understand the behaviour of superconductors.[Read More…]

Learning to love physics

Two months ago, my boyfriend picked up a physics minor, and our conversations gradually began to veer off into the realm of Newton’s laws and black holes. I, far from a physics lover, expressed my frustration that our discussions were going way over my head. Soon after, he bought me[Read More…]

Faculty of Science presents the 28th edition of Soup and Science

From Sept. 9—13, the Faculty of Science hosted Soup and Science, a semesterly event where professors briefly present their research and talk with students at Redpath Museum. The expanding universe Pouya Jafarian Contributor Jonathan Sievers, a professor in the Department of Physics and researcher at the McGill Space Institute, shared[Read More…]

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