space

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...

McGill launches centre for space research

Published: 28Oct2015

$1 million donation from Trottier Family Foundation to fund McGill Space Institute fellowships

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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