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Laurentian students win NASA competition

A team of eight mechanical engineering students from Laurentian University in Sudbury took home the top prize in NASA’s second annual..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Science centre showcases Chilean rescue

The rescue of 33 Chilean miners after more than two months underground this past fall had the rapt attention of billions around the world...

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

NORCAT develops mini coring drill for space

The Sudbury-based Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) is midway through the design and development of a mini coring drill that..

September 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Laurentian competes in NASA Challenge

A team of Laurentian University students had high hopes for scooping up the half million-dollar prize at NASA’s Regolith Excavation..

December 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

For sale: Simulated moon dirt $40,000/metric tonne

A talent for finding value in rock has never been in short supply in Sudbury, but this instance is lunacy. Literally. A pacesetter in the..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

NORCAT to test rovers for lunar mining

Staff from Sudbury’s Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) will be heading to the 9,000-foot level of Hawaii’s Mono Kea in..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

The beauty of mining machines

Mining is a rough industry and nowhere is it as challenging as Northern Ontario’s deep, hardrock operations. The mines are hot, dirty and..

March 1, 2008 with 0 Comments

Cashing in on cool

How much could be saved by quadrupling the life of bucket blades, drill bits, skip liners and all the other metal components and equipment..

December 1, 2007 with 0 Comments

NORCAT breaks ground on innovation park

The Sudbury-based Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) has broken ground on a new 40,000 sq. ft. innovation and..

December 1, 2007 with 0 Comments

Search for origin of life comes to Sudbury

Exploration geologists and astrobiologists share a keen interest in sampling and analyzing rocks for their metallic content, but while..

December 1, 2007 with 0 Comments
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