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Tanya Harrison awarded the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

For Tanya Harrison fires burn for an understanding of other worlds and their processes, seen and invisible that lay beyond Earth’s surface, stretching into the boundless depths of space.

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Dr. Giovanni Fanchini

Gold Plated Solar Power

For the first time ever, Scientists at Western University have demonstrated that a small molecule created with just 144 atoms of gold – a so-called “gold nanocluster” – can increase solar cell performance by more than 10%.

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Simon Donato

100 Miles of Wild: Madagascar's Limestone Labyrinth

Simon Donato is one of a group of North American 21st adventurers who is embarking on one of their most challenging expeditions: a trek through 100 miles of the unexplored northern section of Strict Nature Reserve in the Tsingy, Madagascar to create the world's first detailed map of the region.

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Canadian Consulting Engineer - Researchers find ways to make solar more efficient


Canadian Geographic -  Canadian Geographic kicks off World Space Week with Bill Nye


The Varsity - We see thee rise


The Weather Network - Bill Nye and the Planetary Society highlight Canada's top achievements in space exploration


Photonics.com - Gold Nanoclusters Enhance Solar Power


Blackburnnews.com - Solar Power To Charge Phones


Phys.org - Scientists revolutionize solar power with new "gold nanocluster" technology


Mining.com - Canadian researchers modernize solar power with nano gold technology


Earth Times - A Canadian Midas touch for solar cells


TechiDec - New "Gold nanocluster" technologies improves solar cell eficiency


Metro News - Golden Western U discovery could make charging your cellphone a thing of the past


South Asia Mail - Western University scientists revolutionize solar power with new technology


Western News - Professor connects math, biology to order behaviour


South Asia Mail - London Bug Day boasts cockroach races, edible insects and zoo


SpaceRef - Western's Gordon Osinski joins Bill Nye the Science Guy™ at Canadian Space Program Celebration


Metro News - Western University wants you to appreciate bugs for more than their flavour


London Community News - Getting the bugs out


io9 - Astronauts Are Everywhere On The Off-Season


SpaceRef - Western University hosts International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, September 6


Huffington Post - Plastiglomerate: The Rock of the Future Made Into Sculpture


Brantford Expositor - Ontario students conduct mock Mars mission



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