Stories

 

Read success stories about NRC research, and how our work contributes to the success of our clients and partners.

 

- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Advanced Electronics and Photonics, Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
Industry: Electronic Systems and Components, Astronomy
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- Edmonton, Alberta

Research Centre: Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, Nanotechnology
Industry: Electronic Systems and Components
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- Maunakea, Hawaii, United States of America

Research Centre: Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
Atop Maunakea, a 4,200-metre-high dormant volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii, sit two of the world’s most impressive observatories, respectively housing the Canada-France-Hawaii and Gemini North telescopes. Each distinct in its role and purpose, these massive and highly-specialized telescopes provide some of the clearest and most detailed views of our universe.
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 marked humanity’s first close encounter with Pluto, taking planetary exploration to the very edge of our solar system. Following its nine-year trek, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft successfully completed its planetary flyby to collect data and photograph the dwarf planet up-close for the very first time.