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Deep space objects studied by Dr. Stefi Baum

AAAS and the University of Manitoba Announce 2017 Fellow

November 20, 2017 — 
Dr. Stefi Baum named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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A RENDERING OF THE ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATION SATELLITES X-RAY ASTRONOMY SATELLITE "HITOMI" (ASTRO-H) // IMAGE: JAPANESE AEROSPACE EXPLORATION AGENCY © AKIHIRO IKESHITA

How do sunlike stars explode?

November 14, 2017 — 
U of M astrophysicist part of international team announcing discovery of cosmic ‘recipe’ for nearby universe

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Setting up to watch the solar eclipse in Hecla in 1979.

‘Don’t look or you’ll go blind!’: The total solar eclipse of 1979

August 10, 2017 — 
'Everyone was completely in awe of the spectacle'

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Judy Anderson.

Destination in the stars

August 8, 2017 — 
Judy Anderson is going to space. She is absolutely certain of it.

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Figure 1 Tycho’s supernova remnant in a molecular cloud bubble. Grey: molecular gas traced by carbon monoxide emission observed with IRAM 30m telescope (credit: P. Zhou); color: X-ray emission observed with the Chandra X-ray Observatory (credit: NASA/CXC/Rutgers/J.Warren & J.Hughes et al.)

Expanding molecular bubble unveils the mysterious origin of Tycho’s supernova

July 19, 2016 — 
A team of international scientists has determined the origin of a famous cosmic 'mileage marker'

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Discovering the mysteries of new stars

August 7, 2015 — 
U of M astronomers part of international team that finds evidence of galaxy star birth regulated by black hole fountain

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

Top 5 “out of this world” U of M events of 2014

December 22, 2014 — 
The final frontier was a fascinating place this past year

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Faculty of Science

Unique astronomical event captured by U of M team

November 25, 2014 — 
Manitoba was the only location on Earth with a clear sky where such an observation was possible

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The question of extraterrestrial life

March 6, 2014 — 
UFOlogist is here for student life's Dream Big

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Astronomy Magazine: New galaxy discovered hiding in cosmos

November 14, 2013 — 
A galactic game of hide-n-seek

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