Latest Alan Hildebrand Stories

2008-11-25 13:51:19

10-ton rock responsible for fireball in Western Canada last week.

2008-11-24 08:00:00

Experts say a flaming ball of fire was seen for more than 400 miles Thursday during one of the biggest meteor events to happen in Canada this year.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.