Activism, Ghostbusters, and Outer Space

Top 3 talks at Lakehead University By Sam Mathers, News Editor   “A Voice for the Voiceless” – Robert King and Albert Woodfox, surviving members…

Are we alone?

NASA Director of Planetary Science visits L.U., discusses possibilities for life beyond Earth Sam Mathers, News Editor Dr. James Green, Director of Planetary Science at…

Historic Flyby

NASA’s New Horizons probe uncovers Pluto. By: Jonathan Kettle, Staff Writer. The historic flyby on July 14 is being hailed as the scientific event of…

He wanted to collect planets "like hockey cards"

The world is not enough for Sylvio Langevin. The Quebec resident recently appealed to the province’s superior court for sole ownership of the earth, eight other planets, and a couple of Jupiter’s moons — as well as the space between them.

Planet Kevin: humankind's only hope?

In 2009, Harvard astrophysics student Zachory Berta lucked out. While working on his thesis, he discovered a planet that is just less than three times the size of our own. The planet revolves around a red dwarf star in its constellation, Ophiuchus, or the Serpent Bearer.