Artist's Impression of Trappist-1 system. 0

Exoplanet Excitement, but still no Planet B.

Here is what we know: NASA announced on Wednesday the discovery of not one, not two, but SEVEN earth-sized exoplanets orbiting a small star within our galaxy. (An exoplanet is any planet outside of...

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Bee Update!

And the “bee” goes on! So what’s new with the overwintering bees experiment at Science North you ask? To start off, all of the colonies we’re monitoring are alive!  This is great news, and...

Chart of Comet 41/P courtesy of http://www.aerith.net/ 0

Astronomical Oddities in 2017

Some things happen every year, like celestial clockwork — the slow shifting of the constellations, regularly-scheduled meteor showers, and the phases of the moon. Those can be interesting enough, but it’s the rarer events...

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The Big Nickel Comes Alives

Canada’s Big Nickel, located at Dynamic Earth in Sudbury, Ontario, is a beloved Canadian icon. At about 64.5 million times the size of a real Canadian nickel, it is the largest coin in the...