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Nuclear pasta, the hardest known substance in the universe

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.

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Announcing the 2018 Class of CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

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.

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McGill grad students and postdocs pull in top federal funding

Jul 25, 2018, McGill Reporter

Congratulations to PhD candidate Emilie Parent on being named one of 2018's Vanier Scholars. The Vanier Scholarship program recognizes students who demonstrate excellent leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, or health-related fields.

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IAU Welcome Event - May 31, 4:00 pm

May 30, 2018, MSI

On Thursday, May 31 from 4pm to 6pm, McGill Astrophysics and UdeM will be jointly hosting a visit from Dr. Debra Elmegreen, Professor of Astronomy at Vassar College and Vice-President of the Executive Committee of the International Astronomical Union. We will be showcasing some of the research being done by astrophysics graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at McGill and UdeM through a series of short talks. The event will take place on May 31 from 4pm to 5pm in the Bell Room of the Rutherford Physics building. The research showcase will be followed by a wine and cheese reception at the McGill Space Institute (3550 University) from 5pm to 6pm.

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Announcement of May's Recipients of FRQ's Relève étoile competition

May 24, 2018, FRQ

Congratulations to Lisa Dang, Ph.D. candidate at McGill University and MSI member, on receiving the Prix Relève Étoile du Fonds de recherche du Québec for her scientific article presenting the detection of an anomaly in the atmosphere of the gas giant CoRoT-2b. Her winning article, "Detection of a westward hotspot offset in the atmosphere of hot gas giant CoRoT-2b" was published in Nature Astronomy in January 2018.

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