Posts Tagged: Department of Physics and Astronomy

Western to inspire next generation of ‘stars’ with Girls and Women in Space Night

February 10, 2020

As part of the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Western University is hosting a very…

International study investigates near death experiences using data from text mining

January 30, 2020

A new study using text mining and artificial intelligence from Western University and University of Liège (Belgium) provides quantitative scientific…

Western-led team investigates interstellar bodies originating from beyond our solar system

November 7, 2019

La version française suit. LONDON, Ont. – Astonishingly, not one but two interstellar asteroids have been detected entering our solar…

Bright fireball event near Bancroft, Ont. may have dropped meteorites

July 24, 2019

A fireball as bright as the full moon was observed by the Western University All-Sky Camera Network across southern Ontario…

Apollo 11 and Canada ‘re-launch’ to the Moon this Saturday at Western University

July 16, 2019

Fifty years ago today, Apollo 11 launched on a mission to the Moon. Five days later, on July 21, 1969,…

Bring your personal ‘space oddities’ to Western’s Asteroid Day event

June 26, 2019

Are you desperate to find out, once and for all, if the rock your grandfather found when he was plowing…

Interstellar stars to inspire future scientists at Girls and Women in Astronomy Night

February 8, 2019

Stats don’t lie. Canada – and the world – needs more women in STEM, specifically those exploring the heavens. At…

Western scientists believe bright fireball event near Grand Bend dropped meteorites

January 26, 2018

A network of cameras directed by Western University observed a bright fireball across southern Ontario at 7:23 p.m. on Wednesday,…