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Physics is Canada is the magazine of the Canadian Association of Physicists. It publishes short review articles of general interest to the Canadian Physics community, in addition to opinion pieces, letters, news items, and information related to the activities of the Association. Physics in Canada is not a scholarly journal which publishes original research.

The Editorial Board welcomes articles from readers suitable for, and understandable to, any practising or student physicist. Please note that all scientific submissions, contributed or invited, are sent out for review. The contents of this magazine, including the views expressed in the editorials, do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Canadian Association of Physicists.


Current Issue

Vol 74, No. 1, 2018


70 Years of Neutron Scattering in Canada (Vol. 74, No.1-2)

Guest Editors

Daniel Banks - Canadian Neutron Beam Centre
Young-June Kim - Department of Physics, University of Toronto

Cover description

The DUALSPEC instrument (blue) outside the biological shield (light green) of the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor at Chalk River Laboratories is made up of two of the six neutron beamlines for materials research operated by the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre. DUALSPEC was designed and built by Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd, and later transferred to the National Research Council in 1997.

Upcoming Issue

Vol 74, No. 3, 2018


Physics in Mining (Vol. 74, No. 3-4)

Guest Editor

Daniel Cluff - CanMIND Associates

Cover description

Reflections of modern physics. A physicist in clean-room gear walks through a pristine drift of SNOLAB, located at the 2070 m level of the Creighton mine. SNOLAB is a permanent clean lab expansion built around the cavity of the original Nobel Prize winning SNO experiment.

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