Oct 16, 2017, National Geographic Australia
Around 130 million years ago, two dead stars violently collided and set off a sequence of events that, over the last two months, have whipped astronomers on Earth into an absolute frenzy.
Oct 12, 2017, CIFAR
Congratulations to Prof. Daryl Haggard who is one of 15 exceptional early career investigators joining the 2017 cohort of the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program.
Sep 12, 2017, Forbes
A unique new Canadian radio-telescope could solve the mystery behind so-called ‘fast radio bursts’ (FRBs) from deep space.
Sep 11, 2017, CBC News
Astronomers have discovered the fastest-spinning pulsar in our galactic disc, making it the second-fastest known — and they did it using gaming technology.
Sep 7, 2017, Motherboard
Today, a giant radio telescope in Western Canada is being turned on to begin its mission tracking the expanding growth of the universe. Scientists hope to find out more about the mysterious force behind this accelerating expansion—what they call dark energy. This makes up the majority of the universe, but we have no idea what it is.