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Discovery Workshop: Stars and chinese ribbon weave art

Sun, 2013-12-15 13:00 - 14:00
Redpath Museum : Room 106, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $7 per child who creates the craft, all other family members FREE.

Find out how stars work and then weave a simple star ornament with Chinese ribbon to take home. This presentation led by Redpath Museum educators in collaboration with the ribbon weave artist Yat Wing Rock Mt Lo. In English. In Room 106.

Cost: $7 per child who creates the craft, all other family members FREE. Reserve in advance: call 514-398-4092 or email redpath [dot] museum [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

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Rare galaxy found furiously burning fuel for stars

Compact galaxy packs big star-making punch
Tue, 2013-04-23 15:30

Astronomers have found a galaxy turning gas into stars with almost 100 percent efficiency, a rare phase of galaxy evolution that is the most extreme yet observed. The findings come from the IRAM Plateau de Bure interferometer in the French Alps, NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer and NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

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