Mar 20, 2019, CRAQ
MSI prof Nicolas Cowan is the 2019 winner of the Harvey B. Richer Gold Medal from the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) in recognition of significant and sustained early career research in astronomy. Dr. Cowan is an established leader in the field of exoplanet research. Congratulations Nick!
Jan 3, 2019, McGill Newsroom
Prof. Daryl Haggard, Dr. Melania Nynka, and Dr. John Ruan's discovery of a neutron star merger was named one of Québec's top 10 discoveries of 2018 according to Québec Science. This was the first time that an event was detected both by gravitational wave observatories (LIGO and Virgo) and by Gamma-ray (Fermi) and X-ray (Chandra) space telescopes.
Sep 18, 2018, McGill University Newsroom
Matthew Caplan, a postdoctoral research fellow at McGill University, and his colleagues from Indiana University and the California Institute of Technology, successfully ran the largest computer simulations ever conducted of neutron star crusts, becoming the first to describe how these break.
Sep 6, 2018, CIFAR
Congratulations to Prof. Adrian Liu who is one of 12 exceptional early career investigators joining the 2018 cohort of the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program.