Professor Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo is part of an international team to understand how black-hole powered jets are forging fuel used in star formation.


Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have discovered a surprising connection between a supermassive black hole and the galaxy where it resides. Powerful radio jets from the black hole — which normally suppress star…

Massive comet-like object pollutes the atmosphere of a white dwarf


Scientists have witnessed, for the first time, a massive, comet-like object being ripped apart and scattered in the atmosphere of a white dwarf, the burned-out remains of a sun-like star. The destroyed object had a chemical…

Professor Laurent Drissen receives the Synergie Award (category “partnership with a large company”) from NSERC


The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is awarding the Synergy Award for Innovation 2017 to Professor Laurent Drissen of Université Laval and member of the Center for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec…