‘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…

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…