Hubble telescope spots ‘northern lights’ on Saturn

Hubble telescope spots ‘northern lights’ on Saturn

Over a period of seven months in 2017, the Hubble Space Telescope photographed a beautiful display of northern lights over Saturn’s north pole. Here on Earth, people experience the northern lights (southern lights in the southern hemisphere) when fast-moving particles from the sun travel along the solar wind and interact with the planet’s magnetic field. Auroras, also called […]

Two Calgarians among four dead in Northern Ontario highway crash

Two Calgarians among four dead in Northern Ontario highway crash

LENDRUM TOWNSHIP, ONT.—Police say four people killed in a two-vehicle crash in northern Ontario over the weekend were from Calgary and Winnipeg. Ontario provincial police say the collision happened Sunday in Lendrum Township, about 15 kilometres south of Wawa, Ont., when a southbound vehicle struck a moose and crossed into oncoming traffic, hitting a northbound […]

Pilotless plane crash in northern Ontario woods leaves authorities baffled

OTTAWA—The military search-and-rescue technicians dropped in on a mystery. A light plane had crashed in the woods in northern Ontario and an air force Hercules transport and Griffon helicopter were dispatched from Trenton to search for survivors. They located the crash site and two rescuers dropped by parachute to the scene. It’s what they didn’t […]

Tiger crushed to death by rescue workers in northern India

Indian conservation authorities are investigating the death of a tiger that was crushed by an earthmover in a bungled operation by rescue workers to move the animal back to a wildlife park in northern India. Officials from the National Tiger Conservation Authority on Tuesday questioned officials from the Corbett wildlife park, a local zoo and […]