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UBC experts on controlled crash of Rosetta spacecraft

On Friday, Sept. 30, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft will end its 12-year mission by crashing into the comet it has been following for the last two years.

UBC students test Uber-style automated cars

Event: Uber-style robot competition Date/Time: Thursday, August 4, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location: Hennings Building, Room 200, 6224 Agricultural Road, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Map: www.maps.ubc.ca/?652 Parking: Health […]

UBC students unveil self-navigating Atlantic sailboat

UBC students unveil self-navigating Atlantic sailboat

Event: Media preview of boat that can cross the Atlantic autonomously, without human help Date: Saturday, July 16 Location: 2nd floor, Southeast Room, Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery St., Vancouver V6R […]

UBC experts on court decision on Northern Gateway

UBC experts on court decision on Northern Gateway

The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned the government’s approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline project on grounds that it failed to consult with First Nations.

UBC expert on transportation ministry study of B.C. speed limits

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced today the results of a study on higher speed limits. UBC transportation expert Tarek Sayed, who has conducted a safety analysis of speed […]