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Observing the Night Sky

The nights have been getting longer, which means more time to observe the night sky. For this blog, I want to go through some helpful...

Cutting Edge Discoveries

Gravitational Waves

Up until the first confirmed gravitational wave (GW) direct detection by LIGO/Virgo in 2015, researchers have relied almost exclusively on electromagnetic (EM) radiation (i.e. light) to study...

Black Holes

Learn about the history of black holes, and current scientific discoveries.

Fundamental Ideas

Redshift

REDSHIFT Hi, I’m Marley, the Astronomer here at the Space CentreIn astronomy, nearly all of our information comes from light. ‘Light’ refers to any wavelength...

The Multiverse

THE MULTIVERSE Hi I’m Marley, the astronomer here at the Space Centre. Our theme this month is the multiverse which is an idea that is...

Planets & Other Worlds

Exoplanets

Our theme for the month of August is Exoplanets, planets outside of our Solar System. In March, the number of confirmed exoplanets climbed past 5000,...

Exoplanets

Imagine for a moment that you are an alien adventurer who has ventured far from home to explore our solar system (though you, an extraterrestrial,...

Space Exploration

Mars

Our theme this month is Mars, and as we head into the Martian winter, I wanted to check in on missions new and old –...

What will Webb Show Us?

We’ve been through quite a journey with JWST. After surviving a cancellation attempt in November 2011, and going through multiple launch delays (five in 2021...

What's New

Redshift

REDSHIFT Hi, I’m Marley, the Astronomer here at the Space CentreIn astronomy, nearly all of our information comes from light. ‘Light’ refers to any wavelength...

The Multiverse

THE MULTIVERSE Hi I’m Marley, the astronomer here at the Space Centre. Our theme this month is the multiverse which is an idea that is...