A team of astronomers studying gas halos around nearby galaxies were surprised when detailed studies with the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) showed that one of their subjects is not a single galaxy, but rather two, nearly perfectly superimposed on the sky to masquerade as one. The discovery allowed them […]
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November 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Images, News Release, Research, Science, physics
Q-weak: U of M researchers on international team make first determination of the proton’s weak charge
September 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Images, News Release, Research, Science, physics
An international team including University of Manitoba researchers has reported first results for the proton’s weak charge in the journal Physical Review Letters (to appear in the October 18, 2013 issue) based on precise new data from Jefferson Laboratory, the American premier electron beam facility for nuclear and particle physics research in Newport News, Virginia.
August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Computing, Engineering, Images, Media, News Release, Research, Science, Students, Video, computer science
They’re small in stature, but big on talent. Developed at the University of Manitoba, the Autonomous Agents Laboratory’s robotics competition team-the SnoBots-has won the kid-size division of the 2013 FIRA HuroCup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
FIRA is the oldest robotics competition in the world, and the HuroCup is one of the most challenging competitions in existence: […]
March 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Archives, History, Images, Media, News Release, Peace and Justice, Research, political studies
At a recent auction of civil war memorabilia halfway around the world from us in South Yarra, Australia, thirteen items known as cartes de visite were for sale. They were part of a collection that included a folding moustache comb and a Spenser repeating carbine machine gun.
But some of these cartes de visite at auction […]
February 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Agriculture, Archives, Education, Environment and Geography, History, Images, Indigenous, Media, News Release, Outreach, Research, human ecology, libraries
Manitobia, a resource-rich website that highlights the role of our province in the early history of the country, has completed phase one of a project aimed at providing internet access to local histories produced by communities across the province.
The publication of the histories of towns and municipalities goes back to the 1880s, with an estimated […]
November 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Astronomy, Images, News Release, Research, Science, physics
An international team of astrophysicists, including Drs. Samar Safi-Harb and Gilles Ferrand at the University of Manitoba (Canada) and Dr. Anne Decourchelle from the CEA Saclay (France), has produced the first 3D simulations of supernova remnants (SNRs) showing the effect of particle acceleration at the wave fronts generated by these powerful X-ray sources in our […]
September 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Archives, History, Images, News Release, Research, libraries
A presentation and discussion about reported levitation phenomena associated with paranormal events will take place in the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections next week. The presentation will include photos and other materials from experiments conducted in Winnipeg by noted physician, civic leader and spiritualist Dr. T. Glendinning Hamilton early in the last century.