Sebastien Clarke

December 21, 2012

Manitoba Museum’s Living in Space honours Canucks who roam the stars

The Manitoba Museum’s Science Gallery’s new exhibit, Living in Space, honours Canadian astronauts and offers Winnipeggers the opportunity to experience their daily activities in space. “It’s […]
December 20, 2012

'Habitable' planet discovered circling Tau Ceti star

A planet with conditions that could support life orbits a twin neighbour of the sun visible to the naked eye, scientists have revealed. The world is […]
December 20, 2012

Astronaut Chris Hadfield launches into space on five-month mission

For the first dozen minutes after a flawless liftoff from the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Chris Hadfield and the other crew members could be seen from […]
December 19, 2012

Four planets in 'habitable zones' spotted within spitting distance of Earth

Astronomers say they have uncovered evidence for what could be four super-Earth planets orbiting within the habitable zones of two stars within 22 light-years of Earth. […]
December 19, 2012

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield set for launch of space station mission

Chris Hadfield is set to blast off at 7:12 a.m. EST Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a mission that is to see him […]
December 19, 2012

Beefing up the universe's biggest black holes

When it comes to black holes lurking within the hearts of galaxies, there’s some real monsters out there. Measured in the millions to billions of solar masses, these […]
December 19, 2012

When the air force wanted to nuke the moon

The American reaction to Sputnik was diverse. Laymen and aerospace professionals alike were divided; some were unthreatened by the Soviet feat while others were fearful, eager […]
December 18, 2012

Cassini Spots Mini Nile River on Saturn Moon

PASADENA, Calif. – Scientists with NASA’s Cassini mission have spotted what appears to be a miniature, extraterrestrial likeness of Earth’s Nile River: a river valley on […]
December 18, 2012

Success! NASA crashed successful project on the moon

Two of Nasa’s spacecrafts are deliberately crash-landed onto the moon’s surface after completing their lunar mission. The spacecrafts, named Ebb and Flow, have been orbiting the […]