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Researchers discover active fault line under Victoria, B.C.
A University of Victoria geologist has led the discovery of an active fault line under Greater Victoria. A study published by Kristen Morell and her team says the Leech River fault, which was previously believed to be inactive, has caused at least two maj
Traces of Earth's original crust found in Canadian Shield
The oldest crust that exists today is about 2.7 billion years old, and remnants have long been known to be in the Canadian Shield. Researchers have found traces of Earth's crust in the Canadian Shield dating back 4.2 billion years, when our planet was in
LHCb observes an exceptionally large group of particles | CERN
The LHCb experiment at CERN is a hotbed of new and outstanding physics results. In just the last few months, the collaboration has announced the measurement of a very rare particle decay and evidence of a new manifestation of matter-antimatter asymmetry,
Scientists create baker's yeast from scratch
Scientists have taken a big step toward designing complex forms of life from scratch by constructing five new artificial chromosomes of baker's yeast, representing a third of the micro-organism's genome, or genetic blueprint.
Make Pluto a planet again, NASA scientists argue
Some people give up on a long-distance relationship. But our guest will never give up on his faraway love: Pluto. He and some NASA colleagues are proposing a new definition of the term "planet" that would let poor, demoted Pluto back into the fold.
A Fast Moving Binocular Comet
Beginning on February 10, Comet 45/P will scoot across the constellations of Hercules, Corona Borealis, and Bootes—some 35 degrees of sky—in just four days.
Study reveals evidence that the universe is a hologram
The first observational evidence that the universe could be a hologram has been published in the journal Physical Review Letters. The international study may lead to new beliefs on the Big Bang Theory and on quantum gravity, one of theoretical physi
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