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Study Finds 1,100 UFO Sightings Reported in 2013

A Winnipeg-led study on UFOs has been released, detailing that in 2013, there was more than 1,100 reports of the flying objects. The study from UFOlogy Research of Manitoba shows that many people continue to report unusual objects in the sky, some of which do not have...

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City High Schools to See New Science Labs

By Tyler Sutherland Construction is underway on 11 new science labs in eight high schools across Winnipeg. Newly-renovated labs have already opened at Vincent Massey, Miles Macdonell, River East and Garden City collegiates. "Access to the latest technology supports...

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PHOTOS: Winnipeggers View Transit of Venus

PHOTOS: Winnipeggers View Transit of Venus

Skywatchers across the world gathered Tuesday to see Venus pass in front of the Sun. The transit of Venus began shortly after 5 p.m. CT and won't occur again until 2117. Only six transits of Venus have even been recorded -- the last of which happened in 2004....

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Where to Watch the Transit of Venus

Venus will move between the Earth and the Sun on June 5, in what's known as the transit of Venus. The public can observe this rare cosmic event at the University of Manitoba. Special viewing glasses will be given to attendees on the U of M's Fort Garry campus. The...

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VIDEO: Hundreds Turn Out to Watch Solar Eclipse

Sky-gazers assembled by the masses Sunday evening for a rare event only safely viewed with protective eyewear. The partial solar eclipse was the talker at Assiniboine Park as astronomers, scientists and anyone with a fascination for the sky came together for the show....

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Solar Eclipse-Viewing Party Planned Tonight

Solar Eclipse-Viewing Party Planned Tonight

By Brian Schultz The solar eclipse will be visible from Manitoba this evening, and the Manitoba Museum has organized a public observing session. The museum will be offering specialized glasses at Assiniboine Park to view the eclipse, which occurs when the moon passes...

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Rendezvous with Science on Saturday at the U of M

The University of Manitoba is inviting the public out on Saturday for Science Rendezvous 2012. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., free hands-on activities and demonstrations take place in the Engineering and Information Technology Complex on the U of M's Fort Garry Campus....

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Inner-City Youth to ‘Talk Science’ at U of W

Inner-city youth will be engaged in science and environment issues on Friday as the University of Manitoba launches its Let's Talk Science program. The award-winning program provides hands-on activities to improve the understanding of physical and life science,...

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