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Posted On: Wednesday, March 23, 2011


Congratulations to two of our young faculty who gave invited lectures as part of the 2011 Canadian Association of Physicists Lecture Tour.

Each winter, the CAP's program enables the undergraduate physics students from nearly all Canadian programs to invite a faculty member of their choice to visit and deliver a special guest lecture. This year, Prof. Kevin Graham presented "The Dark Secret of the Universe" to the students of the University of Windsor, Wilfrid...

Posted On: Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Date: Monday March 7,  2011

Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Room: Herzberg 4351

Speaker:   Adrian Lupascu, University of Waterloo

Title:   Quantum Electrical Circuits


Posted On: Thursday, February 3, 2011

Do you want to know more about graduate school options in particle physics and medical physics after your Bachelor's degree?  If so, this session is for you!

Tuesday February, 15 2011

3:30 - 5:00

Herzberg 4351

Carleton University

Posted On: Thursday, February 3, 2011

Figures from an article by Carleton University Physics Professor Rowan Thomson, Canada Research Chair Dave Rogers and collaborators are featured as the journal cover illustration for the January 2011 issue of Medical Physics (Vol. 38, Issue 1). 

The article, titled "Comparison of dose calculation methods for brachytherapy of ocular tumors," investigates dosimetric differences amongst treatment planning systems and Monte Carlo codes for...

Posted On: Monday, January 10, 2011

Diamonds may be a physicist's best friend, according to Charles-Antoine Collins Fekete.  The Laval student spent his summer working with Carleton’s ATLAS group researching the use of diamonds in the large hadron collider (LHC) beneath France and Switzerland.

Carleton has played a key role in the...

Posted On: Friday, August 20, 2010
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UPDATE: Feb. 11, 2011

   We now have 4 women professors out of 17. An increase from   the 3 of 16 at the time when the article was written by Dr. Kalyniak.

Pat Kalyniak writes that there's a new, more positive message to women students thinking about academic choices. They should go ahead and try a career in physics.

As a matter of...

Posted On: Friday, June 4, 2010

Paper Airplanes, Tug-of-War and ... Physics


(Ottawa) –   Carleton PhD student receives national award for innovative science volunteerism with youth.

With paper airplanes whizzing over pupils’ heads and students battling it out over a game of tug-of-war, you’d be inclined to think...

Posted On: Thursday, April 22, 2010

Public Lecture: Global Isotope Crisis

Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 7:00pm-8:30pm.
Carleton University, Azrieli Theatre – room 302.

Admission is Free. Free Parking in Lot 1. Extra Free parking is also available in Library Underground Parking Garage.

Sponsored by the...

Posted On: Wednesday, March 31, 2010

(Ottawa) –   Live Video Feed Available at Carleton - On Tuesday, March 30, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will begin colliding subatomic particles at the highest energies ever reached by a man-made accelerator.  This achievement will open a new era of discovery about the basic nature of the universe.

The milestone marks the beginning of the LHC Scientific Program that scientists throughout the world have worked toward over the past two...

Posted On: Monday, March 29, 2010


Posted On: Monday, March 22, 2010

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CAP Lecture at Carleton University

Posted On: Thursday, March 18, 2010