Marie-Eve Desrochers, une étudiante du CRAQ, reçoit un Prix Relève étoile Louis Berlinguet

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Le Centre de recherche en astrophysique du Québec (CRAQ) félicite Marie-Eve Desrochers qui s’est méritée un Prix Relève étoile Louis Berlinguet des Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ). Marie-Eve Desrochers complète présentement une maitrise sous la…

The CRAQ looks up to the sky at the Eureka Festival!

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The Center for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec (CRAQ) was present at the 2018 Eureka Festival! Enthusiastic CRAQ students took part in this 12th edition of the festival which took place in the Montreal Old Port…

Magnetic fields at the heart of the Pillars of Creation

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An international team, known as the “BISTRO Consortium” (B-Fields in Star-Forming Region Observations) including Pierre Bastien, professor at the Université de Montréal and member of the Center for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec (CRAQ), has for…

Lisa Dang, étudiante du CRAQ, obtient le Prix Relève étoile Louis-Berlinguet

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Le Centre de recherche en astrophysique du Québec (CRAQ) félicite Lisa Dang, une étudiante du CRAQ et présentement doctorante en astronomie et astrophysique à l’Université McGill, qui s’est méritée le Prix Relève étoile Louis Berlinguet des…

First light for SPIRou!

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After four months of hard work by engineers and scientists from France, Canada, Switzerland and Taiwan, and over a decade in the making, an important milestone has been reached for SPIRou, the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT)’s new…

Noemi Giammichele, une ancienne étudiante du CRAQ, reçoit le Prix Relève étoile Louis Berlinguet

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Le Centre de recherche en astrophysique du Québec (CRAQ) félicite Noemi Giammichele, une ancienne étudiante du CRAQ et présentement stagiaire postdoctorale en astronomie et astrophysique à l’Université Toulouse-III-Paul-Sabatier, qui s’est méritée le Prix Relève étoile Louis…

Revealing the complexity of the nebula in NGC 1275 with SITELLE

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Four researchers from the Center for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec (CRAQ), PhD student Marie-Lou Gendron-Marsolais and Professor Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo from the Université de Montréal as well as Professor Laurent Drissen and the postdoctoral researcher Thomas…

Professor René Doyon receives a Killam Research Fellowship

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The Center for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec (CRAQ) congratulates René Doyon of the Université de Montréal, member of the CRAQ and director of the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic  (OMM) and the Institute for Research on Exoplanets…

Happy birthday OMM!

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This year, the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic (OMM) turns 40. More precisely, during the night of 27 to 28 of April 1978, at 9:30 PM, the first photons officially “touched” the 1.6 m mirror of the Richtey-Chrétien…

Olivier Hernandez: the new director of the Planetarium Rio Tinto Alcan

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Olivier Hernandez, director of operations for the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic and iREx coordinator, will start a new position as the director of the Planetarium Rio Tinto Alcan as of May 1st, 2018. M Hernandez had an…