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Ultra-cold neutron research heats up at UWinnipeg with $15.7 million

Fri. Oct. 13, 2017

Ultra-cold Neutron News

Dr. Doug Goltz, Acting Dean of Science;  Shomi Ahmed, student; David Ostapchuk, technician; Dr. Annette Trimbee, UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor; Dr. Jeff Martin; Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan, who was on campus for the announcement today; Moushumi Das, student; and Dr. Jino Distasio, UWinnipeg Vice-President, Research and Innovation; and students, ©UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – A puzzle about our universe has perplexed physicists for almost a century. It is believed that the Big Bang resulted in equal parts matter and anti-matter being produced, but where did the anti-matter go? UWinnipeg’s physicist Dr. Jeffery Martin is trying to solve this mystery with a team of international partners that have received $15.7 million from Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and a number of other contributing partners.

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