Universe: the orderly chaos of black holes
Researchers at UNIGE have discovered that photons emitted during the creation of a black hole appear to be disordered. Within a …
The Physics Section
The Physics Section at the University of Geneva provides a lively environment where students, lecturers and researchers meet on a daily basis and work closely together.
The level of research and teaching in the Physics Section is excellent, and is highly competitive in Switzerland, Europe and across the world. UNIGE is currently in 59th position worldwide (out of 20,000) in the University of Shanghai’s classification (2018), and the Faculty of Science as a standalone is ranked in 41st place. Thanks to the outstanding quality of research at world level, the university offers a highly international and open environment, where the atmosphere is conducive to discussion and debate and generating innovative ideas.
The teaching programmes run by the Physics Section offer a comprehensive range of specialisations, with a particular focus on new applications of fundamental physics.
Agenda of the physics Section
The origin of spin in stellar-mass black holes
Binary stellar systems are unique astrophysical laboratories for the study of black holes (BHs). X-ray binaries and coalescing binary BHs have a lot of common threads. In fact, some types of high-mass X-ray binaries are considered as the potential…
Ecole de Physique / Salle 234, 24 quai Ernest-Ansermet
- Cours public
Enjoy a beer at Mr. Pickwick while young dynamic physicists present you the frontiers of knowledge about the universe in a casual and relaxed atmosphere! There will be three talks on cosmology during the evening with time for questions and a pub quiz…
The event will take place at Mr. Pickwick Pub, Rue de Lausanne 80, 1202 Genève