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New Archive - January 2015

Seismologist to head up examination of link between earthquakes and fracking

Alireza Babaie Mahani, will work closely with other seismologists at Natural Resources Canada’s Pacific Geoscience Centre and the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission. Read more here. 

On the hunt for rare rock after meteorite falls from sky

Geoscience professor asking for public’s help to locate fragments. Read more here.

U of C researchers hunting for 'rare rock' after fireball flies over Rockies

A month after a fireball was snapped by a Calgary photographer streaking across the night sky over the Rockies, researchers with the University of Calgary are now on the hunt for the “rare rock” believed to have fallen into a remote, forested area in B.C. Read more here. 

Readers' Top 10 research stories of 2014

Recap of our most well-read stories of discovery. Read more here. 

The frost quakes have returned. What have we learned since 2014?

Dr. David Eaton, a seismologist and professor of geophysics at the University of Calgary, studied the Calgary frost quake in depth and helped with the gathering of reports. Read more here.