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You can’t have science fiction without science, right? You can’t have movies without science and technology either! In honour of the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, we’ve brought together CurioCity content about some of the science of Star Wars, from lasers and spaceships to clones and killer robots, as well as the magic of filmmaking.

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Scientists and engineers around the world have worked hard to develop technologies that harness natural energy resources in sustainable and affordable ways. One of the challenges of using clean sources of energy like wind and solar power is that they depend on local weather conditions.

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Mysteries remain in the bends and folds of the brain. It is a complex organ responsible for all that we do, and we do not yet fully understand how it works

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The ozone hole over Antarctica has has begun to improve, but despite this exciting progress, climate change is still a major concern. To find out more about the ozone, climate change, and what it all means for you, check out these top CurioCity resources.

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To celebrate the release of Ridley Scott’s film The Martian, we’re highlighting some resources on CurioCity that can help you learn more about the challenges of getting to and exploring Mars.

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November 2, 2015 marks the 15th anniversary of the first crew living on the International Space Station. For the last fifteen years, there has always been at least two people living in space!

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Asteroid 2015 TB145 will be making a close approach to the Earth on Halloween. The asteroid was discovered by the PanSTARRS team, and first noticed by Rob Weryk from London, ON who is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Hawaii.

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A rare spectacle was on display in the sky on the night of September 27-28, 2015: a total eclipse of a supermoon.

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Get energized with CurioCity's Spotlight on Energy Featured Topic! Here you can discover how Canadians find, produce, move, consume and conserve energy. Begin an exploration into the world of energy.

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Want summertime to never end? We can't extend the sunshine, but we can bring the science! Check out our top 10 resources about science that worships the sun.

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