2016 Issue 1: The physics issue
Science journalist Ivan Semeniuk retraces the history of Canada’s Nobel Prize-winning physics experiment.
Queen’s researchers in physics and astronomy chart new paths, exploring everything from neutrinos and dark matter to photonic crystals and laser light.
The SNO Collaboration established that neutrinos have mass. With the SNO+ experiment, Professor Mark Chen, with the help of student Jennifer Mauel, takes a closer look at the mass of neutrinos.
Drs. Gilles Gerbier and Alvine Kamaha listen for the "tiny music" of dark matter.
Both "old school" (using ground-based telescopes) and "new school" (downloading observatory data), Queen's astronomers Stéphane Courteau and Nathalie Ouellette are studying how galaxies evolve.
Physicists Steve Hughes and Nishan Singh Mann explore how light interacts with objects on a very small scale.
Physics professor James Fraser and MSc student Allison Sibley explore the rich and beautiful world at the pinpoint of a laser beam.
It has been a whirlwind few months for Professor Emeritus Art McDonald, following the Oct. 6 announcement of the Nobel Prize for Physics.
Meet some of the Queen's men who were instrumental in the development of SNO, the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory.
Keeping one of the cleanest labs on Earth spotless.
Dr. Allie Vibert Douglas was an astronomer and a pioneer in the teaching of astrophysics.