- March 19, 2018
CPSX Undergraduate Research Award winner of 2017, Emily Pass, wins Co-op Student of the Year Award
Emily Pass won the CPSX Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Award last year to work with CPSX faculty member, Dr. Stan Metchev, and Computer Science faculty member, Dr. Steve Beauchemin, over the summer of 2017. She designed and implemented the software, algorithm and code for the telescope array, Colibri. Emily has now won a national Co-op Student of the Year award from Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada.
- March 15, 2018
NASA shortlists Western co-investigated project for future launch to Saturn’s largest moon
CPSX core faculty member, Catherine Neish, will be co-investigating a future NASA launch mission - Dragonfly - that could see a drone-like quadcopter buzz above the surface of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan.
- January 26, 2018
Western scientists believe bright fireball event near Grand Bend dropped meteorites
A network of cameras directed by Western University observed a bright fireball across southern Ontario at 7:23 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24. Analysis of the video data by Western scientists suggests that fragments of the meteor are likely to have made it to the ground between the communities of Saint Joseph and Crediton, Ontario.