The mission of the CRAQ is to :
|-||Promote excellence in astrophysics in Québec and help Québec astronomy shine on the world stage|
|-||Insure teaching at the graduate level and train highly skilled students in astrophysics|
|-||Help engrain this field of knowledge within the popular culture of Québec|
|-||Consolidate the material and financial resources of its members for cutting edge research |
|Events to come : Seminars/Colloquia ou Public outreach activities|
News from the CRAQ Latest news
McGill astronomers observe mysterious repeating cosmic radio bursts
Astronomers for the first time have detected repeating short bursts of radio waves from an enigmatic source that is likely located well beyond the edge of our Milky Way galaxy. The findings indicate that these “fast radio bursts” come from an extremely powerful object which occasionally produces multiple bursts in under a minute. Click here for more info
Awards Latest news
Jason Rowe awarded NASA’s Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal for exoplanet research
CRAQ’s researcher, iREx member and Bishop’s University adjunct professor, Jason Rowe, is the recipient of NASA’s Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal for his contribution as a team member for the Kepler mission, one of the most successful science experiments of recent times. Click here for more info
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The Centre for Research in Astrophysics of Québec (CRAQ) is a partnership between the Université de Montréal, McGill University, and the Université Laval. The CRAQ brings together all researchers working in the field of astronomy and astrophysics of these three institutions, as well as other collaborators from Bishop's University, the Canadian Space Agency, the Cégep de Sherbrooke, and the private sector (Photon etc., ABB Bomem Inc., Nüvü Caméras). The CRAQ is funded through the program Regroupements stratégiques of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQ-NT).
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