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…

The Force is with him: Alberta boy gets ‘Star Wars’ model of his heart

The Force is with this young transplant patient. Mason Thomas received a new heart at Edmonton’s University of Alberta Hospital when he was six. In order to help the now eight-year-old understand why he needed a new heart, experts printed a…

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…

Over a third of youths in Fort McMurray show signs of PTSD in wake of 2016 wildfire disaster: researchers

An analysis of a survey of thousands of youths in Fort McMurray has found that 37 per cent of those who responded have met criteria for possible post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of the 2016 wildfire emergency that…