Past Events

Astronomy on Tap T.O.

The Great Hall
1087 Queen Street West
Toronto

March 10, 2017

Quench your thirst for astronomy at the next Astronomy on Tap T.O. On Friday, March 10th, at The Great Hall! It’ll be another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes, and Dunlap merchandise for sale! There’s no cover charge. Doors are at 7:30pm...

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Planetarium Show: The Underdogs of the Solar System: Moons, Asteroids, Comets, and Other Small Rocky Objects

Planetarium
50 St. George Street
Toronto

January 27, 2017

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm, and 9:00pm

Often, when one thinks of the solar system, only the planets and the Sun come to mind. But what about all the other stuff? There are millions of asteroids in the asteroid belt, tens of millions of objects in the Kuiper belt, and probably trillions...

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Planetarium Show: New Horizons of Exploration

Planetarium
50 St. George Street
Toronto

November 17, 2016

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm, and 9:00pm

For thousands of years, humans have studied the heavens from the confines of the Earth.  In the last century, however, we have begun sending both people and machines to other worlds. Where have we gone, and what discoveries have we made? This planetarium show will...

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Astronomy on Tap T.O.

The Great Hall
1087 Queen Street West
Toronto

November 04, 2016

Quench your thirst for astronomy at the next Astronomy on Tap T.O. Join on us on Friday November 4th, at the Great Hall, when we’ll be celebrating two years of “Tap T.O.”! It’ll be another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks from University of Toronto...

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Voyager’s Odyssey: A small probe’s adventures into interstellar space

Planetarium
50 St. George Street
Toronto

October 21, 2016

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm, and 9:00pm

In 1977 two small probes, Voyager 1 and 2, were launched from Earth with a mission to study the outer solar system. Both spacecraft visited Jupiter and Saturn, and Voyager 2 passed by Uranus and Neptune, returning images to Earth which allowed us to make surprising discoveries about these...

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Are We Alone in the Universe?

Planetarium
50 St. George Street
Toronto

June 25, 2016

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm, and 9:00pm

Have you ever wondered whether we’re alone in the universe? We now know that there are billions and billions of other planets in the universe, including many that are similar to Earth. If we aren’t alone, then why aren’t we being visited by little green...

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The Birth and Death of Stars

Planetarium
50 St. George Street
Toronto

May 21, 2016

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm, and 9:00pm

The stars in the night sky seem unchanging and eternal, and have remained the same for the history of human civilization. However, over millions and billions of years, new stars are born, live out their long lives, and eventually die in a blaze of glory. Explore the lives of stars by visit stellar nurseries, supernova remnants and more in this fascinating planetarium show, presented live by...

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The Birth and Death of Stars

Planetarium
50 St. George Street
Toronto

May 20, 2016

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm, and 9:00pm

The stars in the night sky seem unchanging and eternal, and have remained the same for the history of human civilization. However, over millions and billions of years, new stars are born, live out their long lives, and eventually die in a blaze of glory. Explore the lives of stars by visit stellar nurseries, supernova remnants and more in this fascinating planetarium show, presented live by...

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The Birth and Death of Stars

Planetarium
50 St. George Street
Toronto

May 06, 2016

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm, and 9:00pm

The stars in the night sky seem unchanging and eternal, and have remained the same for the history of human civilization. However, over millions and billions of years, new stars are born, live out their long lives, and eventually die in a blaze of glory. Explore the lives of stars by visit stellar nurseries, supernova remnants and more in this fascinating planetarium show, presented live by...

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The Search for Planet 9…Again

Planetarium
50 St. George Street
Toronto

April 28, 2016

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm, and 9:00pm

Recently, Prof. Mike Brown (aka the Pluto Killer) announced that his group had uncovered evidence that a ninth planet is orbiting the Sun every 1500 years. Discover what evidence exists for Planet Nine in this intriguing planetarium show, presented live by a U of T astronomer. Go on...

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