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New planet found outside solar system

A new planet was discovered in Dec. orbiting a white dwarf star about 53 light years away. The planet, given the name HD 21749b, is...

Donna Strickland to give free lecture

For the last year 2018 marked a momentous occasion in the University of Waterloo’s history. The awarding of the Nobel Prize in Physics to University...

Lime E-Scooters: Highlights from technical report

University of Waterloo’s David Johnson Research and Technology Park, the surrounding Idea Quarter District, and Laurel Trail were the chosen locations for the Lime...

Sustainability in livestock: Chickens

  by Nick Owens There is an old joke that goes as follows, ‘plants absorb carbon dioxide. Animals produce it. By eating meat and not vegetables,...

Girls Who Code goes international

by Sarah Mazen The innovative program, Girls Who Code, is expanding internationally with 100 new clubs to begin in Canada within the next year. Girls...

Tips for safe Holiday Shopping Online

by Nick Owens With Black Friday and Cyber Monday (and the weeklong sales thereafter) drawing to a close, many have already gotten their holiday shopping out...

The Trump Caterpillar

by Charlotte Hings In nature, the way something looks can make it or break it. The Megalopygid Caterpillar has recently earned a new nickname, the Trump...

Canadians could go to the moon

by Nick Owens It hasn’t been a secret that NASA has been planning a trip to Mars for the near future. But there are still...

Discovering the darkness

by Harleen Kaur Dhillon Over a decade of work finally came to fruition for Avery Broderick, who works to unravel the mysteries of the universe. Broderick,...

Nick’s take on: the meaning of Movember

by Nick Owens November is the month where men grow moustaches. But, there is more to this time of year than simply growing a bit...
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