2018

The most recent

November 2 2018

My thesis in 400 words: Frédérique Baron

Frédérique Baron, an iREx Ph.D. candidate at the Université de Montréal, will submit her Ph.D.…

November 1 2018

The end of an era… and the beginning of another

Launched in 2009, the Kepler Space Telescope revolutionised our view of exoplanets. Out of fuel,…

October 20 2018

First Exomoon Candidate Discovered

Detecting an exoplanet is often described as trying to spot a firefly passing in front…

October 4 2018

Nathalie Ouellette, new iREx Coordinator

Everyone at iREx is happy to welcome Nathalie Ouellette, the new iREx coordinator. She is…

September 5 2018

Twice the size of Earth

A young Canadian student at Université de Montréal discovers new exoplanet ideal for detailed characterization.…

August 31 2018

Canadian astronomy students perfect their skills in Hawaii

End of May 2018, evenings were warm and humid on the Hawaii Big Island as…

August 23 2018

Two prestigious fellowships for Jonathan Gagné, who has returned to Montreal

Jonathan Gagné, who completed his Ph.D. at the Université de Montréal in 2015, is one…

August 16 2018

Marie-Eve Desrochers obtains the Relève étoile Louis-Berlinget prize of FRQNT

Rémi Quirion, Quebec’s Chief Scientist, announces that Marie-Eve Desrochers, a MSc student and member of…

August 15 2018

HiCIBaS, a stratospheric balloon borne telescope project for the direct imaging of exoplanets

HiCIBaS, a stratospheric balloon borne telescope project from Université Laval led by Prof. Simon Thibault,…

August 8 2018

Funding for Mont-Mégantic Observatory secured for five years

Ottawa and Quebec announce $4M in funding for the world-class observatory through 2023. With a…

June 4 2018

Gaia: a new era for astronomy

Gai­­a second data release was published on the 25th of April 2018. Since then, astronomers…

May 24 2018

Lisa Dang obtains the Relève étoile Louis-Berlinget prize of FRQNT

Rémi Quirion, Quebec’s Chief Scientist, announces that Lisa Dang, a PhD student and member of…