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Physics

map showing path of eclipse across North AmericaWindsor-Essex County will fall in the path of at least an 80 per cent view of a solar eclipse Monday, August 21.

UWindsor experts to guide viewers through solar eclipse

UWindsor astronomers will take to a riverfront park Monday to help the public view and understand a solar eclipse.

Eugene KimPhysics professor Eugene Kim will explain the science behind this year’s Nobel Prize in physics in a free lecture Thursday aimed at a general audience.

Lecture to explain Nobel Prize-winning physics

Physics professor Eugene Kim will explain the science behind this year’s Nobel Prize in physics in a free lecture Thursday aimed at a general audience.

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Roman Maev addresses confereesUWindsor physics professor Roman Maev addresses conferees at “Analysing Art: New Technologies – New Applications,” in Canada House, the nation’s high commission in London.

Conference considers new techniques to analyze art

An international conference last month discussed the future of non-invasive technologies in conservation of artworks and the detection of forgeries.

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Steven Rehse (right) shows off the fire tornado to Chitra Rangan and Florida Doci.Physics professor Steven Rehse (right) shows off the fire tornado to professor Chitra Rangan and student Florida Doci.

Fire tornado to heat up Science Rendezvous Saturday

The popular fire tornado will return to Science Rendezvous Windsor on Saturday, May 7.

An-Chang Shi of McMaster University.Physics professor An-Chang Shi of McMaster University will discuss research into soft matter in a free public presentation March 10.

Seminar to explore research into soft matter

Physics professor An-Chang Shi of McMaster University will discuss research into soft matter in a free public presentation March 10.

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New scholarship honours professor emeritus in physics

A new scholarship will honour one of the builders of the University of Windsor’s physics program.

The Dr. Lucjan Krause Undergraduate Scholarship in Physics will go to a student in physics with demonstrated academic success, who has made valuable contributions to research activity and departmental activities.

The first scholarship will be disbursed in fall 2016, with the head of the physics department choosing the winner.

Guy ConsolmagnoGuy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory, will discuss a method to characterize the composition of space objects Thursday

Space objects subject of seminar

Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory, will discuss a method to characterize the composition of space objects Thursday

As part of one of the Windsor Science Academy program activities, Sandwich Secondary students Jordan Sin (l.), Liam Salt (centre) and CJ Rempillo (r.) shatter flowers they had flash-frozen by dipping them in liquid nitrogen at -196° C.As part of one of the Windsor Science Academy program activities, Sandwich Secondary students Jordan Sin (l.), Liam Salt (centre) and CJ Rempillo (r.) shatter flowers they had flash-frozen by dipping them in liquid nitrogen at -196° C.

High schoolers explore science at UWindsor

34 high schoolers from across Windsor-Essex who spent a week in the Faculty of Science for short lectures, fun activities and lab exercises.