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WATCH: Chris Hadfield Is Enjoying Retirement With Teaching And Music

The Huffington Post Canada | Emily Anonuevo | Posted 09.04.2015 | Canada Living

Retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield says life is much different now that he's not commanding the International Space Station(ISS), but he says l...

NASA is Embracing Crowdsourcing: Lessons for Success

Nikolas Badminton | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Business
Nikolas Badminton

The teams at NASA and Freelancer spent some time talking about best practices for running contests and it was a very collaborative process. The following are three key parts to running crowdsourcing contests.

Does Earth Have A Cousin? NASA Thinks So

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada

"This exciting result brings us one step closer to finding an Earth 2.0."

BEYOND PLUTO...?

CBC | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada

The first spacecraft to make a flyby of Pluto and its moons is now well beyond Pluto. And scientists are hoping New Horizons will get the funding a...

What's Up, Pluto?

CBC | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada

It's been a long journey — nine and a half years, and just over 4.7 billion kilometres — to the furthest depths of our solar system, and like a...

Joshua Ostroff

NASA Scientist: AI 'Could Solve All The World's Problems' (If It Doesn't Terminate Us)

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada

"It's inevitable and I'd rather be working on it than have some other, more nefarious, evil corporation or evil entity work on it."

WATCH: What Satellites Are Watching Us Right Now?

The Huffington Post Canada | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada

If you're a particularly paranoid person, it might be best to skip this post. . . . Still here? Good. NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio p...

For The First Time Ever, NASA Probe Enters Dwarf Planet Orbit, Blows Our Minds

The Huffington Post Canada | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 03.06.2015 | Canada

Humanity is reaching ever further into the deepest realms of space, and NASA has achieved an historic first as its Dawn probe arrived at dwarf planet ...

'We Know Nothing About The Asteroid.. There Are Bound To Be Surprises'

CBC | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada

An asteroid bigger than the world's most massive cruise ships will fly past the Earth today, and will be visible from Canada with strong binocula...

'Super-Earth' Confirmed By Canadian Astronomer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A team of astronomers, including one from the University of British Columbia, has confirmed the existence of a new "Super-Earth" planet in a galaxy fa...

B.C. Students' Experiment Destroyed In NASA Rocket Explosion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Talk about a second chance: A group of students in Kamloops, B.C., will get another opportunity to get their experiment aboard a rock...

When it Comes to the Arctic, Canada Is Unprepared

Global Shapers Community Ottawa | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Business
Global Shapers Community Ottawa

Years of underfunding have left Canada's Coast Guard woefully unprepared to fulfill its increasing responsibilities in the Arctic. Thinning sea ice is creating new economic opportunities in the North, including resource development and rising shipping traffic.

B.C.-Born Scientist Spends 4 Months On Simulated Mars

CBC | Posted 09.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An Okanagan-born scientist is enjoying fresh air and real food again for the first time in four months. Since the end of March, Ross Lockwood had...

WATCH: Canada Will Play Big Role In Asteroid Mission

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada

Canada will be a crucial player in a NASA-led mission to bring back pieces of an asteroid that is on a possible collision course towards Earth. Alm...

Canada And NASA To Protect Earth From Asteroids

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada

Canada may soon own a piece of space on Earth, after beginning construction on a mapping system that will help bring back pieces of an asteroid named ...

Want Your Kids to Get Great Jobs? Point Them Towards This

Paul Barter | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada Living
Paul Barter

Ten years ago did you think a car could park itself, or a dentist could 3-D print a ceramic crown while you're in the chair, or that you could see and talk to the person on the other end of the call? We also didn't think that the hottest jobs advertised today would include big data analyst, online community manager and SEO specialist.

LOOK: An Out-Of-This-World Selfie

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada

Chris Hadfield may have returned to Earth and retired his spacesuit but that doesn't mean Canada's most famous astronaut has stopped tweeting amazing ...

What I Learned This Week: The Paradox of Failure When It's Not an Option

Andy Nulman | Posted 11.15.2013 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

To tell you the truth, failure is ALWAYS an option. No matter what anyone says. Knowing it exists, and pretending it doesn't a sign of psychosis, not bravery.

My Search for God Gives Me Purpose

Diane Weber Bederman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada Living
Diane Weber Bederman

We can continue, today, to bring Darwin and God to the same table. I know the place of evolution in scientific knowledge. My left brain understands it completely. It's the right brain; the one that experiences all boundaries slipping away, that lets me imagine the hand of God, the ultimate artist working behind the scenes.

LOOK: NASA's Greatest Moments

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada

Happy birthday NASA! The space agency celebrates its 55th birthday on Monday. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration was founded by pre...

Why Would a Parent Sign Up for a One-Way Trip to Mars?

Aviva Rubin | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Living
Aviva Rubin

Eight Canadians have applied for a one-way trip to Mars being organized by Dutch-based venture Mars One -- a company looking to beat NASA to the red planet. Three of the volunteers, one woman and two men, have kids -- youngish kids. What risks feel acceptable?

How Is NASA Linked To Kanye, Pink Floyd, Daft Punk And Psy?

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 07.11.2013 | Canada Music

NASA recently launched the Iris spacecraft to explore the sun, but the mission patch logo looked pretty familiar to Pink Floyd fans. That sent us on o...

How Germs Could Help Us Live on Mars

Jason Tetro | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg We are closer than ever to knowing just how to turn the inhospitable Red Planet into one that could someday be our second home. Not surprisingly, germs will play a significant role.

Chris Hadfield Could Teach PR Companies a Thing or Two

Jana Schilder | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Business
Jana Schilder

Commander Hadfield is equal part astronaut and PR spokesperson. We have just witnessed the best, longest-running, "good news" PR campaign in years. It was designed to promote interest in space aviation, technology, and science, and by extension the STEM subjects -- science, technology, engineering and math -- to our next generation. Here are his communication strategy and techniques, deconstructed.

Was There Life On Ancient Mars?

CP | Alicia Chang, The Associated Press | Posted 05.12.2013 | Canada

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Drilling into a rock near its landing site, the Curiosity rover has answered a key question about Mars: The red planet long ago ...