July 2020 lunar eclipse: When and where to watch the ‘buck moon’ event

Who needs fireworks when you’ve got a lunar eclipse? Skywatchers in much of Canada and the United States will be treated to a penumbral lunar eclipse on U.S. Independence Day, just before the full “buck moon” rises late on July…

Watch: Edmonton students blasting their brine shrimp experiment to the International Space Station

Highlands and Rosslyn school students Maddy Keown, Adrien Hanna, Sofia Sejutee and Bradley Vith showed off their experiment  at Highlands School in Edmonton on Thursday. They are sending brine shrimp to the International Space Station through the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program…

‘The first reaction was disbelief’: Calgary researchers discover magnetic structure in Milky Way galaxy

It’s a discovery of cosmic proportions: a never-before-seen look into the magnetic structure of the Milky Way galaxy. The celestial breakthrough was made by two University of Calgary students, Russell Shanahan and Stephen Lemmer, who at first thought their findings…

Canada’s newest astronauts finish basic training at NASA in Texas

It’s a small step toward the moon, but a giant leap for two Canadians. Joshua Kudryk and Jenni Sidey-Gibbons graduated Friday along with 11 Americans from NASA’s basic astronaut training and will be part of the next generation of space…