McGill launches centre for space research


$1 million donation from Trottier Family Foundation to fund McGill Space Institute fellowships Montreal’s emergence as a leading hub for space research takes another big step forward with the launch today of the recently created McGill…

Disintegrating Asteroid is Raining Dust Onto a White Dwarf Star


Astronomers announced today that they have spotted a large, rocky object disintegrating in its death spiral around a distant white dwarf star. The discovery also confirms a long-standing theory behind the source of white dwarf “pollution”…

Un million $ pour trouver de la vie extraterrestre


La Fondation Trottier fait don d’un million de dollars à l’Institut de recherche sur les exoplanètes de l’Université de Montréal, dont le lancement a lieu aujourd’hui. Les chercheurs de l’Université de Montréal sont déterminés à être…