Canadian Science: Forward or Still?

Is government-funded Canadian science moving forward or stagnant?
Rahman Mohamed

Orion is now more than just an archer in the sky with a famous three star belt.  It’s blast closer to taking humans to Mars.  Dawn of 5 December 2014 NASA successfully launched a new rocket in Cape Canaveral Florida for a test flight.  Mark Geyer, Orion’s program manager says “Orion is the exploration spacecraft for NASA, and paired with the Space Launch System, or SLS, rocket it will allow us to explore the solar system.”  Orion is being planned to take humans to asteroids and Mars.

Canadians might be some of these astronauts.  The Canadian government reports that it is investing more into science.

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Silence the Scientists: They Know Too Much

Rahman Mohamed

Scientist21[3]It’s begun. Word has leaked out. The government had them, but now scientists have them: the answers.

They have the cure to cancer. They know how to end global warming. They even know how to keep tuition low and get the Conservatives out of office.

That’s why the government has told the scientist “Shhh! Don’t say anything.” Seriously. The prime minister has silenced Dr. Who and all the other mad men and women in lab coats; they can publish their work, but they can’t talk to reporters about the secrets they’ve found.

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