Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

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The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is celebrating its 50th anniversary year

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In the News: Global News Calgary

Green comet to soar past Earth (Phil Langill)

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In the News: National Research Council Canada

Canada announces intention to become full member of international SKAO radio astronomy project

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Angry gods, or gift from the heavens? UCalgary astronomy prof sees green comet as an amazing chance to study cosmic rarity in real time

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In the News: CBC News Calgary

University of Calgary buckles down on sustainability with massive solar panel wall (Sara Hastings-Simon)

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In the News: Global News

Alberta landowners fear repeat of orphan well crisis as renewable energy booms (Sara Hastings-Simon)

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In the News: The Narwhal

Guess what? Alberta is on track to meet its 2030 renewable energy goal ahead of schedule

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In the News: CBC News Calgary

Albertans say they aren't afraid of transitioning away from oil (Sara Hastings-Simon)

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In the News: National Post

As Alberta's Eavor builds wells globally, geothermal energy plays catch-up in Canada

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