Category: World

Astronomers hunting for new planets

There’s no map showing all the billions of exoplanets hiding in our galaxy — they’re so distant and faint compared to their stars, it’s hard to find them. Now, astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for…

NAFTA negativity is a lot of bluster

By Alan Ker The rhetoric surrounding the ongoing renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement (NAFTA) is fomenting fear that the pact rests on shaky ground and its demise is a real possibility. Don’t believe the bluster. As a longtime researcher…