Viqar Husain, a professor in the department of mathematics and statistics at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton (UNB), has been researching the structure of spacetime for a number of years. His latest paper on the subject has been accepted for publication in Physical Review Letters and could affect future research on the structure of… Read More »

Researchers Richard Chadwick and Todd Kelly are on a 14-day tour around the Canadian North to install Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers built to map space weather in the Canadian Arctic. The equipment collects GPS signals from space and transmits it to a climate-controlled server station at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton as… Read More »

Satellite photos of the arid, desert surface of Mars may show signs of a creeping oasis, according to research from a team of scientists in the United States. The photos show dark, slow-moving stains of what appears to be liquid flowing down the sides of martian craters. The red planet has two domes of ice… Read More »

When Tiziana Trabucchi was a little girl growing up in Milan, Italy, her grandfather gave her an encyclopedia. The seven-year-old pored over the geology section, solidifying her awe for the sciences in a city known for the arts. “There is the sensation of living in the past in Italy,” she said, pointing to museums, opera… Read More »