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Discover articles share stories related to science and technology in Greater Sudbury. This section is made possible by our Community Leaders Program.


 

Discover: How long does Santa need to deliver to Sudbury’s kids? We did the math on the magic of Christmas

Discover: How long does Santa need to deliver to Sudbury’s kids? We did the math on the magic of Christmas

How many calories in cookies and milk does Kris Kringle consume on his nightly rounds? How much weight does his sleigh have to carry? Jenny Lamothe gets some help from LU computation sciences student Yingli Song to find the answers
Discover: The Sudbury tech firm using data to keep miners safe in Industry 4.0

Discover: The Sudbury tech firm using data to keep miners safe in Industry 4.0

‘People have never been more disconnected in most workplaces while possessing all the tools to be connected in real-time,’ says Gus Minor of Sofvie
Discover: There's a reason 'Christmas' scents like pine trees and turkey are so evocative

Discover: There's a reason 'Christmas' scents like pine trees and turkey are so evocative

The first weekend in December was a magical time in my childhood. Saturday morning we would load into the minivan, stop at Tim Hortons for hot chocolate, and take the half an hour drive to a local tree farm.
<updated>Discover: </updated> If you like time travel, use this as your guide next time you visit High Falls

Discover: If you like time travel, use this as your guide next time you visit High Falls

In 1971, the Apollo 16 astronauts visited High Falls in Onaping as part of their geological training in preparation for a mission to the Moon. A year later, so did the Apollo 17 crew.
<updated>Discover: </updated> How a student from France fell in love with Canada and is now doing fishery research in Sudbury

Discover: How a student from France fell in love with Canada and is now doing fishery research in Sudbury

Collège Boréal student researcher Olivia Baudet sits down for a chat with 'Dr. Mike'
<updated>Discover:</updated> LU researcher using art to help marginalized youth deal with heavy emotions

Discover: LU researcher using art to help marginalized youth deal with heavy emotions

Laurentian University researcher is helping youth connect with their thoughts and feelings using art and social interaction
<updated>Discover:</updated> From the napkin to production, a chat with mechanical engineer Marc Turgeon

Discover: From the napkin to production, a chat with mechanical engineer Marc Turgeon

Based out of the Fortin Discovery Lab at NORCAT, the head of MDT Engineering charts his course from aerospace engineering to robotic vehicles to prototyping services
<updated>Discover:</updated> On chicken dashboards and gaining insight through data science

Discover: On chicken dashboards and gaining insight through data science

One-on-One with Dr. Mike: A Q&A with Data Scientist Sidney Shapiro
<updated>Discover:</updated> Science is often wrong and that’s actually a really good thing

Discover: Science is often wrong and that’s actually a really good thing

Science is self-correcting. Every mistake that is made and corrected deepens our understanding of the world around us, Dr. Thomas Merritt of Laurentian University tells us
<updated>Discover:</updated> Meet the Sudbury scientist who feeds minerals to microbes

Discover: Meet the Sudbury scientist who feeds minerals to microbes

One-on-one with Dr. Mike: A Q&A with microbiologist Dr. Nadia Mykytczuk