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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 […]