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August 29 Should Be Chris Hadfield Day

Chris Hadfield truly is a remarkable Canadian. The motion, 'M-477' states that the government should "designate August 29th each year as Chris Hadfield Day." At a time when science is under attack by some, it is essential that we acknowledge its critical place in our past, present and future.
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Are We 'A Sitting Duck' For Asteroids

The massive coal black asteroid 2005 YU55 zoomed by Earth this week in harmless fashion, but interest groups say the relatively close encounter is a reminder the world is "a sitting duck in a cosmic s...
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No Moon For You!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The year's first total eclipse of the moon will occur next week, and it will be an unusually long one. But the eclipse Wednesday won't be visible from the United States and Canad...