Physics and astronomy hit the mainstream: Cosmos reboot

Cosmos: When knowledge conquered fear (Photo Credit: Cosmos photo gallery)

by Stephanne Taylor Physics & Astronomy subject editor Did you watch Cosmos on Sunday? The reboot of Carl Sagan’s 1980 classic hosted by Neil de Grasse Tyson has proven to be enormously popular, drawing millions of viewers every Sunday night. Last Sunday’s episode was the second to last, and the finale airs next week. The […]

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Virtual road trip: Exploring Canada’s major physics labs

by Steph Taylor Physics & Astronomy subject editor Collaboration is the backbone of science: without it, the boundaries of scientific knowledge would remain fairly narrow, with various areas of science remaining isolated and unable to transfer ideas back and forth. Like most scientific pursuits, physics is highly collaborative – especially here in Canada. While the […]

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