TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2021 – Shorter, but more frequent lockdowns, could lead to fewer cases of COVID-19 than the current practice of long lockdowns, found York University researchers, whose modelling considers individual decisions around the personal cost of complying to social measures.
TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2021 – NASA’s Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter are scheduled to land on the Red Planet on Feb. 18 and York University’s Allan I. Carswell Observatory is hosting a landing party the same day.
TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2021 – York University’s Faculty of Science launched its inaugural Dean's Special Advisory Board today, strengthening its collaboration with industry and community, and accelerating the success of its students and Faculty.
TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2021 – York University and the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa are building on a successful collaboration to tackle COVID-19 across Africa by creating an international consortium of experts in disease modelling and artificial intelligence.
TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2021 – Testing can significantly control outbreaks of COVID-19 in Ontario schools, especially when combined with other measures, such as mask wearing, say York University researchers who led the study. The researchers found that testing is effective in controlling the SARS-CoV-2 infections in schools as long as it’s done frequently, and the […]
TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2021 – Close to 5,700 lakes in the Northern Hemisphere may permanently lose ice cover this century, 179 of them in the next decade, at current greenhouse gas emissions despite a coming polar vortex, researchers at York University have found.
Just in time for the holiday season, gas planets Jupiter and Saturn will move within 0.1 degrees of each other appearing like a giant star in the night sky. Check out the Allan I. Carswell Observatory’s YouTube channel for a live view through the one-metre telescope.