Posts Tagged: Department of Physics & Astronomy

Researchers decipher the history of supermassive black holes in the early universe

June 28, 2019

Astrophysicists at Western University have found evidence for the direct formation of black holes that do not need to emerge…

Western welcomes CSA astronaut Dave Williams for Space Day

April 10, 2019

This week, astronaut David Saint-Jacques became the fourth Canadian to complete a spacewalk. Today, scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope…

Western hosts SPACE OUT! as part of nation-wide Science Literacy Week celebration

September 21, 2018

Science Literacy Week is a nation-wide effort to showcase the excellence and diversity of science outreach institutions around the country….

Western University cameras capture fireball in the sky over Georgian Bay

October 7, 2016

Researchers from Western University have released footage of a basketball-sized fireball that was seen widely by observers throughout southern Ontario…

Western celebrates science and community engagement with special space-themed event

September 23, 2016

Science Literacy Week highlights Canada’s outstanding scientists and science communicators from coast-to-coast. The goals are to showcase the excellence and…