Holder of the Lorne Trottier Chair in Astrophysics and Cosmology at McGill University, Victoria Kaspi, member of the CRAQ, has been elected member of the Royal Society, the oldest and the most renowned science academy in the world. Created in 1660, the Royal Society is the national academy of sciences of the United Kingdom.Professor Kaspi is a world-renowned physicist known for her work on neutron stars, pulsars and supernova remnants. In 2005, Victoria Kaspi and her research group discovered the fastest rotation pulsar and more that 20 pulsars in a single stellar cluster in the Milky Way.
The CRAQ congratulates Victoria Kaspi for this prestigious nomination.
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Source : McGill Newspress
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