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astronomy

Comets this visible to the naked eye are a rare astronomical wonder.
The hunt begins for pieces of the space rock.
The spectacular show has been going on since mid-July.
From the beaches of Saskatchewan to the world's largest astronomy park, Canada is home to some incredible places to stare at the sky. Amateur stargazers and the most serious astronomy enthusiasts can find all of the wonder and excitement their seeking in the Great White North.
A Quebec teen’s interest in ancient Mayans has led to an incredible discovery. William Gadoury, 15, is credited with finding
It even has a cool name: the Transit Of Mercury.
A team of astronomers, including one from the University of British Columbia, has confirmed the existence of a new "Super
This past week, the much lauded TV show Cosmos made its return to the small screen. Back in 1980, I was a 13-year-old immigrant kid, youngest in a busy, working class household of seven people, and attending a Toronto inner city middle school that was not exactly a model of academic excellence. Enter into that world Carl Sagan.
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.