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York U expert available to discuss CERN’s sighting of ‘doubly charmed’ particle

TORONTO, Friday July 7, 2017 – The long theorized hadron particle Xicc++ was sighted during a Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists reported at a conference in Venice, Italy, yesterday. The finding of the new particle, containing two charm quarks and one up quark, is of […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: York U expert available to comment on managing holiday celebrations for families touched by Alzheimer’s

TORONTO, December 13, 2016 – With all the shopping, meal planning and dinner planning, many families may feel excited about the holidays, but also overwhelmed. For individuals living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, visiting family can make this time challenging and bittersweet, and for their loved ones, the stress of caregiving responsibilities layered with holiday traditions can […]

Experts advisory: York scientist can discuss detection of gravitational waves

TORONTO, February 11, 2016 – Scientists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) announced today that they have detected gravitational waves, upholding Einstein’s century-old theory of general relativity. It was one of the last pieces of the puzzle. “This is huge. It was the missing link in the theory of relativity,” said York University physics […]