New insights into the origins of our universe
New data released today by the Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) in Chile indicate our universe is around 13.8 billion years old.
Jul 15, 2020
We asked 105 experts what gives them hope about the future
Motherboard included two UBC professors in a poll to find out what gives them hope, and what worries them most, about the future. Mark Halpern, of the department of physics and astronomy, […]
Dec 6, 2018
UBC professors make 2014 list of highly cited researchers
Thirteen UBC researchers were named in this year’s Thomson Reuters list of Highly Cited Researchers, a compilation of influential names in science. Researchers were recognized for the number of scientific […]
Jul 24, 2014
Construction begins on Canada’s largest radio telescope
$11M UBC-led CHIME project to attempt largest survey of observable universe
Construction is now under way in Penticton, B.C. on Canada’s largest radio telescope – and the first research telescope to be built in the country in more than 30 years.
Jan 24, 2013