On Campus

Hawking accepts Waterloo institute post

Canadian Press story:

Canada’s profile in the international physics community got a huge boost today as renowned “superstar” cosmologist Stephen Hawking accepted a research post at the country’s “crown jewel” of theoretical physics study.

Hawking will hold the title of distinguished research chair at the prestigious Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. The role will see him make regular visits to the southwestern Ontario city, beginning next summer.

Looking for more?

Get the Best of Maclean's sent straight to your inbox. Sign up for news, commentary and analysis.