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Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy

Published: 12May2022

Astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy. This result provides overwhelming evidence that the object is indeed a black hole...

Space Debris Removal: Technologies, Missions and Science

28Apr202219:00
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Join us for our next virtual public lecture on April 28th at 7pm, with McGill Prof.Online/Virtual, CA/scienceCategory: Public outreach...

McGill Space Research Conference

3May2022
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What is Our Future in Space? /macdonaldCategory: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Bicentennial Macdonald Campus Dept. of Natural Resource Sciences

What the rise of oxygen on early Earth tells us about life on other planets

Published: 31Jan2022

When did the Earth reach oxygen levels sufficient to support animal life? Researchers from McGill University have discovered that a rise in oxygen levels occurred in step with the evolution and...

New insights into seasons on a planet outside our solar system

Published: 13Jan2022

XO-3b, a hot Jupiter on an eccentric orbit. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC)

Crafting a Personal Sacred Space

17Jan202212:00
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/involvementCategory: Be well—Healthy Living Be well—Resilience Be well—Self-Knowledge Macdonald Campus Macdonald Campus Student Services Spirituality Student services

Astronomers uncover mysterious origins of ‘super-Earths’

Published: 10Feb2021

Mini-Neptunes and super-Earths up to four times the size of our own are the most common exoplanets orbiting stars beyond our solar system. Until now, super-Earths were thought to be the rocky cores...

Detecting bacteria in space

Published: 22May2019

Scientists at the University of Montreal and McGill University have pioneered and tested a new genomic methodology which reveals a complex bacterial ecosystem at work on the International Space...

Metal fuels used in space!

Published: 6Apr2017

Canadian researchers, including TISED Associate Director, Prof. Jeff Bergthorson (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Alternative Fuels Laboratory, McGill University), believe metals could fuel a...

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