Kris Sigurdson, PhD

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Kris Sigurdson, PhD

Associate Professor, Theoretical Physics and Cosmology

Faculty of Science

Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

Vancouver Campus


Physics, Space Science, Technology

Contact Information

phone: 604-828-9664

Alternate Contact

Alex Walls

Media Relations Specialist

Tel: 604.822.4636

Cell: 778.984.6173



The universe, cosmology, dark matter, dark energy, particle physics, astrophysics, cosmic microwave background, cosmic 21-cm fluctuations, radio astronomy, CHIME, solar system, space science

In the Media

Related to the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME): Canadian Telescope Explores Dark Energy,” interview with Bob McDonald on CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks, Feb 2, 2013. Television Interview with CTV News on CHIME and Dark Energy, January 25, 2013 Numerous articles on CHIME including: The Vancouver Sun, The Globe and Mail, National Post, Huffington Post, Yahoo!, and   Related to “Observing the Multiverse with Cosmic Wakes,” Physical Review D (Rapid Communications), January 2013 Cover Story and Interview for the December Issue of Sciences et Avenir Magazine, Paris, France “How to spot a multiverse,” Oct. 4, 2011, Jon Cartwright for IOP/Physics World   Related to “Unified Origin for Baryonic Visible Matter and Antibaryonic Dark Matter,” Physical Review Letters (Editors’ Suggestion) 105, 211304 (2010) (4 pages). “The dark side of antimatter,” November 25, 2010, Rachel Courtland for New Scientist “The X Factor,” November 29, 2010, Jessica Thomas for APS/Physics “New particle links dark matter with missing antimatter,” Nov. 29, 2010, Kate McApline for IOP/Physics World “X Factor: New Particle Could Solve Two Mysteries,” Dec. 2, 2010, Jennifer Ouellette for Discovery Magazine “Could X particle solve two puzzles?” Dec. 3, 2010, Alan Boyle for MSNBC “X Particle Explains Dark Matter and Antimatter at Same Time,” Dec. 7, 2010, Lisa Grossman for Wired Magazine “Physicists propose mechanism that explains the origins of both dark matter and ‘normal’ matter,” Dec. 10, 2010, Lisa Zyga for PhysOrg