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  • NASA Messenger Spacecraft

    Robots are the unsung heroes of space exploration: Bob's blog

    by Bob McDonald

    One robot spacecraft ended its life on Mercury this week, while another set its sights on Pluto, writes Bob McDonald.

    Posted: May 01, 2015 11:58 AM
    Last Updated: May 01, 2015 4:53 PM
  • Question Mark Red

    The Quirks Question Roadshow: June 4, 2015

    by Quirks & Quarks

    For the very first time, we are bringing our annual Quirks Question RoadShow to Kitchener-Waterloo. And that means we needs your science questions

    Posted: Apr 27, 2015 4:50 PM
    Last Updated: Apr 27, 2015 4:52 PM
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  • Rufa Red Knot (calidris canutus rufa)

    This Week: A Tiny Bird, an Ancient Crab, an Epic Journey

    by Quirks & Quarks

    The red knot is threatened with extinction - the first bird to be officially at risk from climate change. And in her new book, The Narrow Edge, American science writer Deborah Cramer makes the case that the fate of these creatures is closely tied to our own fate.

    Posted: Nov 25, 2014 4:26 PM
    Last Updated: May 01, 2015 4:59 PM
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