Space Science in my Backyard

The upper part of the structure consists of 1000 tonnes that sit on a three-story reinforced concrete pedestal base built on top of Canadian bedrock. In the late 1950s, a remote site located deep in the backcountry of Algonquin Provincial Park was selected to be the home to the Algonquin Radio Observatory (ARO). The ARO is Canada’s largest radio telescope (a 46m/151ft parabolic dish) and the third-largest fully steerable dish in and measurements from different locations. Because of [...]

By |2021-06-13T22:22:00-04:00June 13, 2021|Operation's Log|0 Comments

From the Counsellor’s Desk – Stardate 202105.27

In the TNG episode, Peak Performance, Data comes face to face with a strategic problem which, even though he makes no mistakes, he cannot best his opponent. As a result, Data cannot move forward from this roadblock and asks that he be removed from active duty. Picard refuses…and reminds him of his duty to the ship. Data must shake his programming and return to his station. Did Data overthink the situation? Did Data forget to take a step back and [...]

By |2021-05-28T00:05:35-04:00May 28, 2021|Medical Log|0 Comments

Counsellor’s Log – Stardate 202105.02

Creating a healthy mindset is an investment in your overall wellbeing. There are many strategies that help create and develop a healthy mindset. Here are three to consider as Spring takes hold in our region: Replace the negative with positive Current research has concluded that any form of positive reinforcement could decrease anxiety and worry. Instead of imagining the worst, use this positive thinking strategy and picture yourself showing up happy, healthy, smiling, and enjoying healthy [...]

By |2021-05-19T15:04:59-04:00May 2, 2021|Medical Log|0 Comments

MEDICAL LOG – STARDATE 202103.27

Anything discussed in this log is not intended to replace actual medical advice, consult your doctor before trying anything you may see or read in this log. PETS AND HUMAN WELL BEING During the past year as the world spent more time at home in quarantine, pet adoptions rose, particularly across the United States. This was a win for both the pets and the humans taking them into their homes.  It is an ideal example of [...]

By |2021-04-07T21:45:59-04:00March 28, 2021|Medical Log|0 Comments

Chief Medical Officer’s Log – Stardate 202103.09

Anything discussed in this log is not intended to replace actual medical advice, consult your doctor before trying anything you may see or read in this log. First Officer's Log, Supplemental Lt. Frazetti has assumed the position of Chief Medical Officer and is preparing an ample supply of medical logs for the ship. Due to the level of expertise required for this position, I feel an introductory interview is in order. I understand you have [...]

By |2021-03-19T14:49:21-04:00March 11, 2021|Medical Log|2 Comments
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