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National Jamboree October 7-8, 2021

The CITA Jamboree is traditionally an annual event with short presentations from all CITA faculty, postdocs, and grad…

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Professor Norman Murray named an RSC Fellow 2021

Norman Murray is a world-renowned Canadian astrophysical theorist whose high impact work is imbued with powerfu…

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CHIME telescope detects more than 500 mysterious fast radio bursts in its first year of operation

Written by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office

Scientists with the CHIME Collaboration, including University of…

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Dr. Jennifer Y.H. Chan CITA Postdoctoral Fellow, is awarded the 2020 Michael Penston Thesis Prize

Announced today, CITA fellow Dr Jennifer Y. H. Chan was awarded the 2020 Michael Penston Prize from the (UK)…

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Former CITA National Fellow, Catherine Heymans, becomes Astronomer Royal for Scotland

Astrophysicist Catherine Heymans, former CITA National Fellow, has become the first woman to be appointed…

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Professor Juna Kollmeier appointed as CITA’s New Director

Professor Juna Kollmeier has been appointed the next CITA Director starting July 2021. She will advance t…

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Planetary system with a star that rotates backwards

Caption: This artist illustration depicts the exoplanetary system in K2-290. It shows the main star K2-290 A, its…

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

Norman Murray, director of the Faculty of Arts & Science’s Canadian Institute for Theoretica…

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CHIME Wins Prestigious Governor General’s Innovation Award

The team behind the Canadian-based radio telescope CHIME (the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment) has…

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