Physics

UBCO professors explain the brilliance behind this year’s Nobel Prize winners

UBCO professors explain the brilliance behind this year’s Nobel Prize winners

Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.

UBCO students put cosmic ray research aloft

UBCO students put cosmic ray research aloft

A group of UBC Okanagan students have won the opportunity to launch a science experiment into the stratosphere with help from the Canadian Space Agency.

UBC researchers shine a new light on cancer treatments

UBC researchers shine a new light on cancer treatments

Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus have discovered a new method of using infrared light to monitor cancer progression during radiation treatment that may lead to better and more personalized therapies.

UBC astrophysicist to explain dark matter, energy and dawn of the cosmos in free public talk

UBC astrophysicist to explain dark matter, energy and dawn of the cosmos in free public talk

For anyone who has ever looked into the night sky and wondered how it all came to be, UBC Okanagan is hosting an evening with UBC astrophysicist Mark Halpern.

More than 1,650 students graduate from UBC Okanagan this week

More than 1,650 students graduate from UBC Okanagan this week

For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.

UBC researchers improving cancer treatment and outcomes

UBC researchers improving cancer treatment and outcomes

A new program at UBC’s Okanagan campus may change the way radiation affects cancer patients and how they feel during treatment.

Einstein victorious – proof of black holes collision

Einstein victorious – proof of black holes collision

UBC Okanagan Physics instructor Ben Tippett will discuss the finding that details how two black holes smashed together and produced a “sound” that we heard 12 sextillion kilometres away and what the discovery means for our understanding of the nature of the universe.