U of A scientists hunting for meteorite that likely fell near Camrose

Chris Herd, University of Alberta Faculty of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences professor, talks about the search for meteorites from a fireball that lit up Edmonton skies last month and what kinds of valuable information they can learn from the space…

August meteorite likely fell near Camrose, say scientists hunting for space rock

Scientists are still searching for meteorites from a fireball that lit up Edmonton skies last month and after further analysis, they have narrowed down the possible landing zone to a strip of land between Camrose and the Battle River. The…

Tech startups getting a boost at Edmonton International Airport

Technology entrepreneur Koleya Karringten didn’t know her company’s product had potential in the aviation industry. “We design burner systems that dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions,” said Karringten, with Absolute Combustion International. Servicing the energy industry out of the Leduc industrial park,…

Alberta baby ‘Mighty Hudson’ with rare disease receives new immune system

A Morinville baby with a rare disorder is recovering in Tennessee after undergoing a new procedure to give him a brand new immune system. “Mighty Hudson” Cowie was diagnosed with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) within days of his birth on…

LUMEN: Where Science Meets Cocktails returns to TELUS World of Science Edmonton

Dan Alfano with the TELUS World of Science Edmonton shares details on one of the city’s biggest parties of the year: The LUMEN “Where Science Meets Cocktails ” fundraising event, in which the science centre will be transformed into one…

How to spot a space rock: University of Alberta video helps differentiate earth rocks from meteorites

It was an amazing sight to behold. Late Saturday evening, the eastern skies over Alberta were illuminated as a large fireball streaked from north to south. Social media erupted with videos of the space phenomenon with many left wondering if…