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By Theresa Liao on December 1, 2015
Every year students and faculty at the Department of Physics and Astronomy present a public science show in December. This show is suitable for children of ALL AGES, and for adults who are young at heart!
By Christie Waltham on October 15, 2015
What is the first image that springs to mind when you think “physicist”? Is it Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory? Or a grumpy, absent-minded professor? That is precisely what Kelvin, Physics and Astronomy’s most recent mentorship student, thought before he came to spend some time in the department. Despite the possibility of working with […]
By Theresa Liao on October 13, 2015
What is light? Where did light come from, and where is it going? From optical displays and quantum devices to the secret life of lasers, learn about light from leading UBC researchers. On October 17, join UBC Physics & Astronomy in celebrating the UNESCO International Year of Light and the department’s centennial year for a […]
By Theresa Liao on June 2, 2015
Before talking about our upcoming participation in the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire, we would like to use this opportunity to say “Hello World!” Indeed this is the Outreach Program’s first blog post. We are excited to use this blog to share our upcoming events, fun & educational hands-on activities, “behind-the-scene” stories, and profiles of physicists and […]