A Small (Big) Deal

Ray makes the case for why neutrinos are the particles people should be paying attention to. He sits down with Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss the hunt for the elusive particle, and how neutrinos can help physicists unlock the secrets of the universe.

- The Agenda on TVO
August 29, 2014


Waiting for a Supernova

Ray explains how neutrino astronomy began in 1987 when three different neutrino detectors around the world suddenly detected two dozen neutrino. These particles carried information from a massive explosion in a nearby dwarf galaxy. This allowed scientists for the first time “to confirm the physics of what happens when a star explodes at the end of its life.”

- Big Think
January 2, 2014

Planet Hunters

“Planet Hunters” follows the astrophysicists—many of them Canadian—at the forefront of the search for Earth's twin, and tells the little-known story of the two Canadians who invented the technique that made modern planet-hunting possible.

July 18, 2013

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