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

 

Image of the star Alpha Persei with the system off (left) and on (right) shows REVOLT improved the resolution by a factor of 5 and the sensitivity by a factor of almost 500.

- Victoria, British Columbia,

Research Centre: Advanced Electronics and Photonics, Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, Nanotechnology
Industry: Astronomy, Space technology
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- Victoria, British Columbia

Research Centre: Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
Industry: Astronomy
Alan McConnachie and Phil De Luna

- Victoria, British Columbia

Research Centre: Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
Industry: Clean Technologies, Space sciences

- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Advanced Electronics and Photonics, Digital Technologies, Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, Human Health Therapeutics
Industry: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Communication Technologies, Biopharmaceuticals, Astronomy

- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Advanced Electronics and Photonics, Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
Industry: Electronic Systems and Components, Astronomy
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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.