The International Space Station returns to the night sky, and here’s how you can see it

After a brief absence and early morning appearances, you can catch the International Space Station at night as it crosses the sky. Here are the best viewing times across Canada. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Feds announce $26.7M for space technologies

Science Minister Navdeep Bains has announced an investment of more than $26.7 million in space technology that will benefit 33 Canadian companies. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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‘Stinking and stunning’ corpse flower blooms at Edmonton’s Muttart Conservatory

A rare, exotic plant known for its putrid bouquet has bloomed inside the pyramids of Edmonton’s Muttart Conservatory. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Helicopters prepare for evacuation as Kilauea’s 3rd lava flow enters ocean

Two U.S. Marine Corps helicopters are on standby transport people from a district near Hawaii’s Kilauea’s lava flow, as an unprecedented volcanic eruption entered its fourth week. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Ready or not, Canadian business may face sanctions under EU’s new privacy law

Any Canadian business that collects personal information about residents of the European Union — whether they’re tourists, students or online customers — risks maximum fines of $30 million or more if More...

By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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‘We are very worried about it escaping the area’: Vancouver launches a battle against the Japanese beetle

Plants and soil can no longer be removed from a large area including False Creek, Chinatown and Mount Pleasant. The city will also begin spraying a larvacide in June. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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U of T astronomers observe ‘black widow’ star with incredible precision

Imagine walking out to your backyard, setting up a telescope, pointing it at Pluto and being able to see a flea on its surface. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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McDonald’s not ready to let go of plastic straws

A shareholder proposal to pressure the world’s biggest hamburger chain to stop offering plastic straws was voted down at the company’s annual meeting Thursday. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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B.C. and N.B. floods a warning of what’s to come, climate change researchers say

Dawn Harp and Lars Androsoff were fully confident flooding didn’t threaten their home near southern British Columbia’s Kettle River. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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U.S. forecasters release hurricane and tropical storm predictions

U.S. government forecasters are releasing their prediction for how many hurricanes and tropical storms they expect to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months. Powered by WPeMatico  More...