Physicists Answer Old Question About Interacting Quantum Particles in a Disordered System | UCSB

Physicists Answer Old Question About Interacting Quantum Particles in a Disordered System |  UCSB

Physicists at UC Santa Barbara and the University of Maryland, and also at the University of Washington, have found an answer to the longstanding physics question: How do interparticle interactions affect dynamical localization? “It’s a really old question inherited from condensed matter physics,” said David Weld, an experimental physicist at UCSB with specialties in ultracold … Read more

Putin signs documents to illegally annex four Ukrainian regions, in drastic escalation of Russia’s war

Putin signs documents to illegally annex four Ukrainian regions, in drastic escalation of Russia’s war

(LR) The Moscow-appointed heads of Kherson region Vladimir Saldo and Zaporizhzhia region Yevgeny Balitsky, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Donetsk separatist leader Denis Pushilin and Lugansk separatist leader Leonid Pasechnik, after signing treaties illegally annexing four regions of Ukraine Russian troops occupy, at the Kremlin in Moscow on Sept. 30, 2022.MIKHAIL METZEL/AFP/Getty Images Russian President Vladimir … Read more

Thanks to a rare event, deferring CPP until age 70 may no longer always be the best option

Thanks to a rare event, deferring CPP until age 70 may no longer always be the best option

The Canada Pension Plan contains endless subtleties that can trip up even the experts from time to time. My usual advice, to defer CPP until age 70 to get the most out of the plan, doesn’t work in 2022, at least not for seniors who are closing in on 70. The problem? High inflation coupled … Read more

Kremlin announces vote, paves way to annex part of Ukraine

Kremlin announces vote, paves way to annex part of Ukraine

A vote shows a ballot to journalists while casting it at a polling station located in the Don State Technical University on the second day of a referendum on the joining of Russian-controlled regions of Ukraine to Russia, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on Sept. 24.SERGEY PIVOVAROV/Reuters The Kremlin paved the way Tuesday to annex more of … Read more

Why these food items are still cheap

Why these food items are still cheap

Even though Canadian grocery prices are rising at the fastest pace in more than 40 years, bananas are still cheap. According to Statistics Canada, average retail prices for bananas in July 2022 remained relatively stagnant when compared to the last few months. At $1.68 per kilogram, bananas are one of the few fruits that are … Read more

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

The second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is approaching in Canada, and while it is not a statutory holiday in Ontario, there are some things you should know about. Sept. 30 is observed in Ontario only as a federal holiday, which means provincially regulated businesses are not required to give employees the day off … Read more

Pope Francis in Canada: Itinerary of the papal visit

Pope Francis in Canada: Itinerary of the papal visit

Pope Francis is set to arrive in Canada on Sunday for a six-day tour, marking the first papal visit to the country in 20 years. The pope is scheduled to travel to Edmonton, Quebec City and Iqaluit, where he will meet with Indigenous leaders and residential school survivors. He is expected to deliver an apology … Read more

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Kiki Jones has spent the past few days taking cold showers, avoiding physical activity, keeping the blinds shut and blasting electric fans in their non-air-conditioned apartment in Toronto. But despite those measures, the 31-year-old hasn’t found much relief from the intense summer heat that’s gripped the city this week. “I’ve lived in Toronto for about … Read more

Where Canada stands if the global economy weakens

Where Canada stands if the global economy weakens

The latest forecast for the global economy shows a grim outlook of the world torn by the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s war against Ukraine. Almost all countries are expected to experience slower growth in 2022-23 due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, according to a recent report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). … Read more

Trump says he shouldn’t be held in contempt

Trump says he shouldn’t be held in contempt

Former US President Donald Trump does not have any documents subpoenaed by the New York attorney general’s office as part of its civil investigation into the Trump Organization’s finances and shouldn’t be held in contempt, he told a state court. “After conducting a diligent search and review, Respondent’s counsel determined that Respondent was not in … Read more