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Personalitté de la semaine - Daryl Haggard

Apr 21, 2019, La Presse

La physicienne, astronome et professeure à l’Université McGill faisait partie de l’équipe internationale qui a dévoilé il y a deux semaines la première photo d’un trou noir. Daryl Haggard est notre personnalité de la semaine.

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Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole

Apr 10, 2019, McGill Newsroom

McGill researcher Prof. Daryl Haggard contributes to paradigm-shifting observations of the gargantuan black hole at the heart of distant galaxy Messier 87.

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Professor Nicholas Cowan receives the 2019 Harvey B. Richer Gold medal from CASCA

Mar 20, 2019, CRAQ

MSI prof Nicolas Cowan is the 2019 winner of the Harvey B. Richer Gold Medal from the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) in recognition of significant and sustained early career research in astronomy. Dr. Cowan is an established leader in the field of exoplanet research. Congratulations Nick!

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A homespun Canadian telescope could explain mysterious radio signals from the distant universe

Mar 14, 2019, Science

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McGill researchers receive $3.7M in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the Government of Quebec

Mar 13, 2019, McGill Newsroom

Prof. Nagissa Mahmoudi is among fifteen McGill researchers who received federal grants through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).

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Lava Tubes on Earth Could Prepare Us for Life on the Moon and Mars

Feb 11, 2019, How Stuff Works

As the outermost portion of the hot lava flow comes into contact with the cold air, it cools rapidly, forming a hardened crust, explains Dr. Richard Léveillé. Léveillé is an adjunct professor at McGill University's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and a member of the McGill Space Institute

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Mysterious radio signals from deep space detected

Jan 9, 2019, BBC News

Astronomers have revealed details of mysterious signals emanating from a distant galaxy, picked up by the CHIME telescope. The precise nature and origin of the blasts of radio waves is unknown.

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McGill researchers honoured in Québec Science list of top discoveries

Jan 3, 2019, McGill Newsroom

Prof. Daryl Haggard, Dr. Melania Nynka, and Dr. John Ruan's discovery of a neutron star merger was named one of Québec's top 10 discoveries of 2018 according to Québec Science. This was the first time that an event was detected both by gravitational wave observatories (LIGO and Virgo) and by Gamma-ray (Fermi) and X-ray (Chandra) space telescopes.

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Quand deux étoiles à neutrons fusionnent

Jan 3, 2019, Québec Science

La professeure Daryl Haggard et son équipe figurent dans le top 10 des découvertes de l’année 2018 de Québec Science.

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Nuclear pasta, the hardest known substance in the universe

Sep 18, 2018, McGill University Newsroom

Matthew Caplan, a postdoctoral research fellow at McGill University, and his colleagues from Indiana University and the California Institute of Technology, successfully ran the largest computer simulations ever conducted of neutron star crusts, becoming the first to describe how these break.

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