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Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

This image of Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot and surrounding turbulent zones was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. The color-enhanced image is a combination of three separate images taken on April 1, 2018, as Juno performed its 12th close flyby of Jupiter. At the time the images were taken, the spacecraft was 15,379 miles (24,749 […]

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Joint statement calls on Canada to immediately suspend all trade in arms and military technology with Israel

Arms Embargo Now As the catastrophe wrought by Israel’s continued assault on Gaza grows, Canadian civil society organizations across multiple sectors are calling on the Canadian […] The post Joint statement calls on Canada to immediately suspend all trade in arms and military technology with Israel appeared first on Canadian Friends Service Committee.

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A Moonlit Trio

The Moon, left, Jupiter, right, and Saturn, above and to the left of Jupiter, are seen after sunset with the Washington Monument, Thurs. Dec. 17, 2020, in Washington. The two planets drew closer to each other in the sky as they headed towards a “great conjunction” on Dec. 21, where the two giant planets appeared […]

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By Their Powers Combined

In a historic first, all six radio frequency antennas at the Madrid Deep Space Communication Complex – part of NASA’s Deep Space Network (DSN) – carried out a test to receive data from the agency’s Voyager 1 spacecraft at the same time on April 20, 2024. Known as “arraying,” combining the receiving power of several […]

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We asked Quakers across Canada what they’re doing to support reconciliation. Here’s what we heard!

At their annual gathering in 2016, Canadian Quakers came to a collective decision to take six actions in support of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and reconciliation […] The post We asked Quakers across Canada what they’re doing to support reconciliation. Here’s what we heard! appeared first on Canadian Friends Service Committee.