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“Juno, welcome to Jupiter,” said mission control commentator, Jennifer Delavan, of Lockheed Martin, the company that built Juno.
Scott Young was watching that moment on NASA TV, and like many space enthusiasts around the world on Monday July 4th, he was thrilled with the success of the mission. Read more
The Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre just introduced their Alberta and the Great War display, which sheds light on intricate details surrounding the First World War, and the sacrifices that Albertans made for this cause.
This showcase opened on Friday, and will be on display until September 17. Read more
Standing in the eye of a tornado might sound silly, downright dangerous or altogether impossible.
It’s an ill-advised adrenaline rush for most.
But for David Marskell, CEO of TheMuseum, it’s the big payoff.
In his opinion, it’s the best part of a new 5,200-square-foot exhibit dubbed Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters. Read more
Tobin said that Exploration Place took special interest in sharing this tradition because their facility is located on the site of the ages-old Lheidli T'enneh village before they were evicted through what history now sees as a combination of dirty deals and violence in about 1913.
"We are going to do a lot more with Lheidli T'enneh artifacts and representing them here. We have some new, permanent features coming," Tobin said.
Museum CEO Tracy Calogheros said the expanded Lheidli T'enneh presence in their exhibit hall was going to be named Path Of The Paddle, which is where the dugout demonstration idea is rooted. Read more
It’s certain the first farmers in Manitoba were First Nations people, likely near the site of modern-day Lockport.
That’s why a group of anthropology students from the University of Manitoba spent five weeks at the site this spring, searching for artifacts that could help us learn more about these early agriculturalists.
The project spearheaded by Dr. E. Leigh Syms of the Manitoba Museum, is only the fourth time there has been any archeological excavating on the banks of the Red River beside the St. Andrew’s Dam and Lock in Lockport. The students earned credit towards a field-study class. Read more
The Manitoba Museum is gearing up for the opening of its Terry Fox exhibit, set to run from July 14 to October 10, 2016.
Titled Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada, the exhibit provides an in-depth look at Terry’s 143-day, 5,373-kilometre journey from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Thunder Bay, Ontario.
The Ontario Science Centre was considered revolutionary when Raymond Moriyama designed it, in part for its hands-on approach that the architect envisioned. Read more
Where else can children get away from the TV, computer or phone this summer while making a mess and having fun than the Okanagan Science Centre?
The centre's summer camps start Monday, and they offer a wide range of activities for a wide range of ages.
Jim Swingle, science centre general manager, said camps range from a half day to a full five days and cover ages from pre-schoolers to Grade 6. Read more
The Manitoba Museum will debut The Search for Life: Are We Alone?, narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor Harrison Ford, on Friday, July 1.
An engrossing full-dome theater experience, The Search for Life launches visitors on an awe-inspiring trip through space and time. From the depths of Earth’s oceans to the outer reaches of the cosmos, viewers explore the links between life on Earth and the potential for life on other planets. Read more
Orléans resident Alex Benay is the president and CEO of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation (CSTMC).
Benay said he was appreciative of being a recipient but gave credit to those he works with. Read more
The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the land on which we learn and live is the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek.
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