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All first-year Science courses will be delivered virtually for Winter 2021. Due to the COVID-19 provincial lock-down, all students who were expecting in-person labs, should check their McMaster e-mail for important winter announcements..

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New Faculty Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Theoretical or Experimental Physics of Quantum Matter.

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New Faculty Position: Tenure-Track Position in Experimental Radiation Physics

Physics Seminar - Dr. Barak Shoshany

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Title: Faster-than-light travel and time travel: science or science fiction?  

Description: I will discuss the possibility, feasibility, and possible consequences of faster-than-light travel and time-travel within the context of established science, that is, general relativity and quantum field theory. The colloquium will be based on https://scipost.org/SciPostPhysLectNotes.10 but at a simplified level, suitable for all undergraduate students.  

Speaker:  Dr. Barak Shoshany

Institution: Perimeter Institute

Location: ABB-164

Website: https://www.perimeterinstitute.ca/people/barak-shoshany  

Host: Dr. Catharine Kallin
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