On Science and Fiction, January 7 2013

Happy new year! On behalf of the Junior Fellow Lecture Series committee I would like to invite you to the first Junior Fellow Lecture/WIDEN of 2014. Please join us at 7:45pm on Tuesday, January 7th in the¬†Upper Library¬†for three lectures and discussion under the theme “Science and Fiction”. We have a promising panel of Junior […]

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On Space, April 14 2009

Portraits of Planets in Other Solar Systems Bryce Croll, Astronomy Over 300 planets have been discovered to date in solar systems other than our own. The characteristics of these planets have been odder and more diverse than our simple theories suggested and that we could even imagine in our wildest dreams. In the past 15 […]

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On the Supernatural, October 30 2009

Supernovae: Bridge to the Supernatural Santiago Gonzalez, Astronomy We report anguishing tales of death and afterlife in the fascinating world of stars in space. Occasionally, the normally peaceful and harmonious ambiance of your galactic neighbourhood is disturbed by dreadful and terrible catastrophic events. What you thought was a nice cute blue giant star suddenly collapses […]

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