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Professor Norman Murray named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Professor Norman Murray

Norman Murray, director of the Faculty of Arts & Science’s Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Murray is receiving the prestigious distinction “for theoretical work providing key insights into a broad range of astrophysical topics encompassing planetary science, star…

Jamboree 2020

The CITA Jamboree is an annual event with short presentations from all CITA faculty, postdocs, and grad students describing their research. It is an opportunity for incoming postdocs and students and anyone who wants to learn more about CITA and the research done here.
Monday, October 5, 2020 via zoom.

Organizers: Jonathan Braden and Almog…

CHIME Wins Prestigious Governor General’s Innovation Award

the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment

The team behind the Canadian-based radio telescope CHIME (the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment) has been awarded the fifth annual Governor General’s Innovation Award.

Announced Tuesday by the Rideau Hall Foundation, these awards recognize and celebrate exceptional Canadian individuals, teams, and organizations who have “developed new or better ways of creating value and who…

The Hubble Trouble is not a CMB one according to major new Atacama Cosmology Telescope results: The Deep Universe Tension with the Nearby Universe continues

The Atacama Cosmology Telescope

From a mountain high in Chile’s Atacama Desert, astronomers with the National Science Foundation’s Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) have taken a fresh look at the oldest light in the universe. Their new observations plus a bit of cosmic geometry suggest that the universe is 13.77 billion years old, give or take 40 million years.

The new estimate matches the one provided by t…

University Professor Dick Bond named a Fellow of the American Astronomical Society

Professor Dick Bond

University Professor Dick Bond of the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics and the David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics has been named one of the inaugural Fellows of the American Astronomical Society.

Bond is a cosmologist in the Faculty of Arts & Science whose theoretical work ranges from the ultra-early to the ultra-late universe. He is best…

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