Jeff Renaud, Western News, April 08, 2021
Using data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, a team led by Western space scientists Megan Tannock and Stanimir Metchev has identified the three fastest-spinning brown dwarfs ever found.
Jeff Renaud, Western News, March 11, 2021
Canadian researchers have helped discover and study a rare meteorite that fell over Winchombe, England in February. The rare space rock, called carbonaceous chondrite, remained in a deep freeze for the last 4.5 billion years and contains presolar grains, which are small dust particles even older than the Sun.
Sarah Gallagher is co-recipient of the Purvis Memorial Award from the Canadian Society of Chemical Industry
February 12, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Gallagher, co-recipient of the Purvis Memorial Award from the Canadian Society of Chemical Industry, along with Dr. Cara Tannenbaum, recognizing their contributions to implementing the CanCOVID network.
Scott Sutherland, The Weather Network, December 08, 2020
With relatively clear skies at the time, this bright meteor was seen for hundreds of kilometres around. Featuring footage from Western's ASGARD cameras!
Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen, December 08, 2020
A fireball, now known as Event 20201208-003040, was observed over Ottawa with a steep descent and (relatively) slow velocity of 47,000 km/h.
Tim Denis, NewsTalk 610 CKTB, November 26, 2020
MSc Astronomy candidate Cole Gregg discusses newly discovered asteroid on Niagara in the Morning talk radio show with Tim Denis (1:25).
Carole MacNeil and Johanna Wagstaffe, CBC News Network, November 26, 2020
CBC interview with MSc Astronomy candidate Cole Gregg discussing his remote discovery of a previously unseen asteroid from a home in Chatham.
London Free Press, November 26, 2020
Cole Gregg, MSc Astronomy candidate, discovered an unknown asteroid through remote access to a Spanish telescope on November 18th
CTV News, October 05, 2020
Dr. Denis Vida talks with CTV Toronto about an early morning fireball event. Watch the video today (18:31).