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 72, No. 4, 2016


A Century of Physics at the National Research Council

Guest Editor

Alan Steele - National Research Council of Canada

Cover description

NRC's story is found in the mosaic of imprints of everyone who passes through.

Upcoming Issues

Vol 73, No. 1, 2017


Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere

Vol 73, No. 2, 2017


Nanoscale Approaches to Biological Systems

Vol 73, No. 3, 2017


Physics Outreach

Vol 73, No. 4, 2017



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