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An asteroid is named in honor of astrophysicist Gilles Fontaine

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Quebec astrophysicist Gilles Fontaine, Professor at the Department of Physics at the Université de Montréal and member of the Center for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec (CRAQ), has just received an unusual honor by having his…

Inauguration du nouveau campus MIL – Les membres du CRAQ de l’UdeM déménagent dans le nouveau complexe des sciences.

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Trois ans après la première pelletée de terre, le Complexe des sciences du campus MIL accueille la communauté universitaire. Le Complexe des sciences de l’Université de Montréal, pierre angulaire du nouveau campus MIL, a été inauguré vendredi,…

Water detected on an exoplanet located in its star’s habitable zone

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An artistic representation of the exoplanet K2-18b. Credit: Alex Boersma Ever since the discovery of the first exoplanet in the 1990s, astronomers have made steady progress towards finding and probing planets located in the habitable zone…