UBC researchers want to map the smell profile of Metro Vancouver — and they need your help to do so.
Search the archive
CHIME is a novel radio telescope used to track the expansion of our universe and to map the cosmic distribution of events like fast radio bursts (FRBs).
Since the pandemic lockdowns, noise levels have fluctuated on campus, across BC and around the world.
With the climate crisis being one of the four major issues British Columbians are concerned about this provincial election, The Ubyssey summarized each major party’s key climate platform points in an effort to assist your decision on October 24.
In response racial inequalities, six scientists in EEB penned a letter directly to students who identify as BIPOC, offering advice based on their lived experiences in a race-biased academic system.
“While we have been making some substantial progress over the past four years, you have to also take that in light of what’s happening in the U.S. and the UK, for example,” said Gibbs.
“In some ways, they’re probably more exciting as mysteries than they will be once they're solved.”
“It’s good for people in the lab now to see that what they do can have some meaning.”
“Knowing how our human ancestors interacted with plants over thousands of years, maintaining forest diversity without destroying the forests is something we want to learn about.”
“Just knowing THC and CBD is not enough, we need to know more about the other molecules that are there,” said Murch.
Hodge said she hopes the exhibit will “ignite a sense of amazement and curiosity in visitors as they imagine this majestic sea creature swimming through a Cretaceous sea.”
“In a lot of the activities we run, people say ‘No, no that is too hard to understand,’ but we show them it isn’t, we break it down to concepts they understand. So now they know it is not so scary."
According to Johnson, the discoveries scientists hope to make about Mars using the mission data could prove invaluable for better understanding some of earth’s early history.
UBC’s physics and astronomy department was lucky to host Dr. Barry Barish, one of the recipients of the 2017 Nobel Prize in physics. Barish began his talk by describing that space-time is extremely stiff and hence changes in distance are very small, which is why the observed effects are so small as well.
UBC's Donner conducts field research on the island of Kiribati, located in the central pacific off the coast of Australia. This year’s UN conference had a particular focus on small island developing states, such as Kiribati, recognizing the threat that climate change poses to their livelihoods.