2020

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November 4 2020

Jonathan Gagné joins iREx as an Associate Member

Jonathan Gagné, a Scientific Advisor at the Rio Tinto Alcan Montreal Planetarium with Space for…

November 3 2020

Supersonic winds, rocky rains forecasted on lava planet

“Rocky” weather could change the surface and atmosphere over time on exoplanet K2-141b. Among the…

November 3 2020

Towards a better understanding of the β Pictoris system

Recent work led by Thomas Vandal, an iREx master’s student at the Université de Montréal…

November 2 2020

My Thesis in 400 words: Raphaël Hardy

Raphaël Hardy, an iREx student at Université de Montréal, finished his master degree in 2020.…

November 2 2020

My Thesis in 400 words: Charles Cadieux

Charles Cadieux, an iREx student at Université de Montréal, finished his master degree in 2020.…

October 26 2020

Interview with professors Björn Benneke and Nicolas Cowan on LTT 9779 b

LTT 9779 b is an exoplanet the size of Neptune and very close to its…

September 9 2020

First images for the NIRPS spectrograph

The NIRPS spectrograph, whose design is led by a team from the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic (OMM), the Centre d’optique photonique et laser (COPL)…

September 9 2020

TESS completes its first mission

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) completed its first mission last July after two years…

September 8 2020

René Doyon, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

The iREx is very pleased to announce that our Director, René Doyon, is now a…

September 8 2020

Lookback at our 2020 summer internships

As we get ready for the start of a new academic year, we would like…

August 30 2020

New launch date for Webb

NASA and its international partners, the Canadian Space Agency and the European Space Agency, are…

July 10 2020

Citizen scientists help discover two bizarre brown dwarfs in the Milky Way

Thanks to the help of citizen scientists, astronomers have confirmed the existence of two of…