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Astronomy / Space - Mechanical Engineering - 24.06.2024
Launching future space explorers
Launching future space explorers

Astronomy / Space - Environment - 10.06.2024
Using the moon's soil to support life, energy generation and construction
Using the moon’s soil to support life, energy generation and construction
Imagine the moon as a hub of manufacturing, construction and even human life. It's no longer a far-fetched idea baked in science fiction lore - increased interest and investment in space exploration are pushing efforts to develop the technologies needed to make the moon a viable home for humans.

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space - 05.06.2024
Funding helps students explore ongoing mysteries of STEVE
Space mission uses nano satellite to learn more about the long, glowing ribbon of purple light that sometimes arches across the night sky A project at the University of Calgary is preparing for a spac

Astronomy / Space - Earth Sciences - 29.05.2024
Western space experts test new rover instrument
Western space experts test new rover instrument
The search for life beyond Earth is a major driver for space exploration. That's why the discovery of clay minerals on Mars almost two decades ago continues to captivate scientists around the world.

Astronomy / Space - 28.05.2024
Q and A with the experts: Parade of Planets

Astronomy / Space - 28.05.2024
When auditory cues affect body representation and vice versa
When auditory cues affect body representation and vice versa
Auditory input doesn't provide the body representation system with sufficient information for accurate spatial perception, according to a study conducted by Daniel Paromov from Université de Montréal.

Astronomy / Space - 23.05.2024
Euclid space telescope releases five stunning early images and data
Euclid space telescope releases five stunning early images and data
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Euclid space mission, which involves collaboration with researchers from the University of Waterloo, has released five new portraits of the universe. These never-before-seen images showcase Euclid's ability to unravel the secrets of the cosmos, enabling scientists to hunt for rogue planets, using lensed galaxies to study mysterious matter and explore the evolution of the universe.

Physics - Astronomy / Space - 11.04.2024
Cosmic rays, quantum bits and underground labs intersect to advance the future of computing
Cosmic rays, quantum bits and underground labs intersect to advance the future of computing

Astronomy / Space - Event - 05.04.2024
Event: How to view the solar eclipse in B.C
Event: How to view the solar eclipse in B.C

Astronomy / Space - 02.04.2024
How to safely view an eclipse
How to safely view an eclipse

Astronomy / Space - 02.04.2024
Q and A with the experts: Unlocking the wonders of a solar eclipse
Q and A with the experts: Unlocking the wonders of a solar eclipse

Computer Science - Astronomy / Space - 27.03.2024
Where’s the best place to see the eclipse? There’s an app for that
Developed by two UdeM computer-science students, Mon Éclipse simulates the path of the April 8 total eclipse of the sun.

Astronomy / Space - Media - 26.03.2024
Ask Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen your questions about going to the Moon
Ask Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen your questions about going to the Moon

Astronomy / Space - 19.03.2024
UdeM astrophysicist named one of Canada's young tech stars
UdeM astrophysicist named one of Canada’s young tech stars

Astronomy / Space - 15.03.2024
The 2024 solar eclipse: enjoy the show at UdeM!
The 2024 solar eclipse: enjoy the show at UdeM!

Astronomy / Space - 04.03.2024
'Zero chance' infamous Apophis collides with another asteroid, redirects to Earth
’Zero chance’ infamous Apophis collides with another asteroid, redirects to Earth
When it was first discovered in 2004, Apophis was identified as one of the most dangerous asteroids, in that there was a risk that it could impact Earth.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 08.02.2024
Hubble traces 'string of pearls' star clusters in galaxy collisions
Hubble traces ’string of pearls’ star clusters in galaxy collisions
Western professor Sarah Gallagher in astronomers' team which examined space telescope images of stars being born Galaxy collisions do not destroy stars, though this might seem to contradict conventional wisdom, not to mention storylines in countless Hollywood blockbusters.

Astronomy / Space - 01.02.2024
Northern Tornadoes Project finds 2023 had fewer and milder tornadoes in Canada
Northern Tornadoes Project finds 2023 had fewer and milder tornadoes in Canada
Western's Northern Tornadoes Project (NTP) recorded 86 tornadoes (including a fire-generated tornado) across Canada during the 2023 season, significantly less than the previous year's 129 - a Canadian record for the most tornadoes documented in a year.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 22.01.2024
Launching the future of secure communication
Researchers at the Institute for Quantum Computing are leading Canada's first quantum satellite to protect tomorrow's data By Elizabeth Kleisath Institute for Quantum Computing In our increasingly di

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 22.01.2024
Peering into the cosmos
Opinion: The crucial role of fundamental research in nurturing curiosity, cultivating innovation  Faculty of Science Dr. Will Percival is the distinguished research chair in Astrophysics and director of the Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics.

Environment - Astronomy / Space - 22.01.2024
Responding to climate change with space technology

Astronomy / Space - 19.01.2024
M87* One Year Later: Proof of a persistent black hole shadow
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, including Professor Daryl Haggard at McGill University, has released new images of M87* , the supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy Messier 87, using data from observations taken in April 2018. With the participation of the newly commissioned Greenland Telescope and a dramatically improved recording rate across the array, the 2018 observations give us a view of the source independent from the first observations in 2017.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 18.01.2024
James Webb Space Telescope: finally, the edge of the Universe and beyond
James Webb Space Telescope: finally, the edge of the Universe and beyond
Stardust, cosmic cliffs, swirls of colored gas, fascinating infrared: the space observatory stationed 1.5 million kilometres from Earth reveals its first harvest of data.

Life Sciences - Astronomy / Space - 18.01.2024
Cutting-edge Western science research highlights role of collaboration
Discovering new molecules in space. Creating a salmonella vaccine for poultry - from plants. Analyzing how fear impacts animal brains in the long term.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 05.01.2024
Results for: AuroraMAX camera launches for dramatic season of northern lights

Astronomy / Space - Campus - 06.12.2023
Celebrating five years of the Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics

Astronomy / Space - Earth Sciences - 05.12.2023
Western-led team designs prototype to analyze minerals in Martian rocks
Western-led team designs prototype to analyze minerals in Martian rocks
Working with industry partner, Earth sciences professor Roberta Flemming successfully tested miniaturized device A Western-led research team has developed the first-ever hand-held diffraction tool for the identification of minerals in their natural setting on planetary surfaces such as Mars.

Astronomy / Space - Environment - 01.11.2023
Nicolas Cowan selected for prestigious Arthur B. McDonald Fellowship

Astronomy / Space - Health - 30.10.2023
Two of Canada's top women are at Université de Montréal
Two of Canada’s top women are at Université de Montréal

Astronomy / Space - Event - 13.10.2023
Hubert Reeves: a star expires
Hubert Reeves: a star expires

Astronomy / Space - 12.10.2023
Event: How to view partial solar eclipse this weekend
Event: How to view partial solar eclipse this weekend

Astronomy / Space - Event - 06.10.2023
AstroMIL is coming back to UdeM on Oct. 14
AstroMIL is coming back to UdeM on Oct. 14

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 02.10.2023
Behind the Research: Western looks at the final frontier 
President Alan Shepard in conversation with professors Sarah Gallagher and Jan Cami on Canada's role in space exploration and research The Canadian Space Agency views space as a national asset for Canada.

Astronomy / Space - 08.09.2023
SFU Starry Nights expands the out-of-this-world experience virtually

Astronomy / Space - Earth Sciences - 30.08.2023
Western prof named to geology team for first crewed lunar landing in 50 years
Western prof named to geology team for first crewed lunar landing in 50 years

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 23.08.2023
Cosmological survey collaborations honoured by the European Physical Society

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 09.08.2023
Perseid meteor shower to peak with stunning display on Saturday evening
Perseid meteor shower to peak with stunning display on Saturday evening
The Perseid meteor shower is set to peak on the night of Saturday, August 12 and continue into the early hours of August 13, and conditions are shaping up for a stunning display, said Western meteor investigator Denis Vida.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 03.08.2023
Western researchers capture stunning images of Ring Nebula with James Webb Space Telescope
Western researchers capture stunning images of Ring Nebula with James Webb Space Telescope
The images, released by team including Western Space astronomers, offer an unparalleled chance to understand nebulae The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has recorded stunning new images of the iconic Ring Nebula (Messier 57). The images, released today by an international team of astronomers, including Jan Cami , Els Peeters and Nicholas Clark from Western's Institute for Earth and Space Exploration , showcase the nebula's intricate and ethereal beauty in unprecedented detail, providing scientists and the public with a mesmerizing view of this celestial wonder.

Astronomy / Space - 13.07.2023
Searching for signs of alien life in our own solar system
Scientists have long been captivated by the possibility of discovering evidence for extraterrestrial life in the universe.

Astronomy / Space - 01.07.2023
Canadian scientists celebrate launch of Euclid satellite
Mission will explore the evolution of the dark Universe Today, the European Space Agency launched its Euclid satellite from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Astronomy / Space - History / Archeology - 26.06.2023
Meet the man who brought space alive for Londoners
Meet the man who brought space alive for Londoners

Astronomy / Space - Environment - 02.06.2023
Western mini-satellite to launch aboard SpaceX as second mission spreads its wings 
Western mini-satellite to launch aboard SpaceX as second mission spreads its wings 
The first ever miniature satellite, or CubeSat , built by a Western team is set for liftoff in Florida tomorrow and will provide students with an opportunity to learn first-hand about space mission development.

Astronomy / Space - 26.05.2023
René Doyon receives prestigious NASA Medal
René Doyon receives prestigious NASA Medal

Event - Astronomy / Space - 17.05.2023
McGill University celebrates graduates and honorary doctorate recipients at 2023 spring convocation

Astronomy / Space - 11.05.2023
’I can’t wait to see it’: University of Toronto expert helps Ontario prepare for next year’s total solar eclipse

Astronomy / Space - 05.04.2023
In one year, southern Quebec will witness a total eclipse of the Sun

Innovation - Astronomy / Space - 22.02.2023
Expert insight: Satellite data and the other type of smartphone data you might not know about
Expert insight: Satellite data and the other type of smartphone data you might not know about

Astronomy / Space - 29.01.2023
René Doyon: A scientific star with both feet firmly planted on the ground
René Doyon: A scientific star with both feet firmly planted on the ground

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 27.01.2023
Canadian researchers will have access to next-generation radio astronomy observatory
Canadian researchers will have access to next-generation radio astronomy observatory
Canada intends to proceed to full membership in the  Square Kilometre Array Observatory  (SKAO), a next-generation radio astronomy observatory bringing together nations from around the world to build and operate cutting-edge radio telescopes.

Health - Astronomy / Space - 26.01.2023
Stars in the same constellation: How the space and health fields benefit from each other's innovations
Stars in the same constellation: How the space and health fields benefit from each other’s innovations
New innovations in either space or health care technology can be useful for both sectors, according to a recent research paper by physician Farhan Asrar , professor of clinical health in the Universit