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Welcome to the Department of Physics & Engineering Physics

Learn about black holes, atmospheric phenomena, new materials, quarks and gluons. Investigate such phenomena as the big bang, quantum mechanical paradoxes and superconductivities. Experiment using telescopes, satellites, radar, tokamaks, synchrotron and particle accelerators. Conduct space weather observations and atmospheric ozone monitoring. These opportunities and more are available to you when you choose to major in Physics at the University of Saskatchewan.

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CFI invests in space weather research to guard industry, information economy
posted January 23, 2015
Space weather researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have been awarded $462,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support their research into how the Earth’s...

COMET C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) imaged at University of Saskatchewan
posted January 7, 2015
Comet C/2014 C2 is the fifth comet discovered by Australian astronomer Terry Lovejoy. It made its closest approach to Earth on January 7, 2015 and will reach perihelion at the end of the...

Nominations open for Division of Science Research Awards
posted December 3, 2014
Nominations are now open for the 2014/15 Division of Science Research Awards. University of Saskatchewan faculty can nominate their colleagues. The Distinguished Researcher Award recognizes a...

Partial Solar Eclipse on October 23
posted October 15, 2014

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