Past Events

How The Universe Will Get Us In The End

Room 1050, Earth Sciences Building, U of T
Toronto

March 28, 2015

7:00pm - 8:00pm

The stars of the night sky appear gentle, peaceful and unchanging. But this is a lie. The Universe is a violent and catastrophic place, with dozens of tools at its disposal to wipe out all life on Earth with almost no warning. And astronomers are...

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Dr. Michael Reid at TEDxUofT

JJR MacLeod Auditorium, U of T

March 15, 2015

Where did the Universe come from? How will it end? Are we alone in the cosmos? These are some of the most fundamental questions we can ask. The Dunlap Institute’s Michael Reid specializes in making the latest research into these weighty questions easy for everyone...

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Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Tranzac Club
292 Brunswick Avenue
Toronto

February 18, 2015

7:00pm - 9:00pm

  Quench your thirst for astronomy at the next Astronomy on Tap T.O. It’ll be another fun evening of mind-expanding talks, games, prizes and conversation with astronomers from the University of Toronto. All while you enjoy your favourite pint. Plus, there’ll be plenty of time for you...

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Star Party at the Gerrard Ashdale Library

Gerrard Ashdale Public Library
1432 Gerrard St. East
Toronto

February 17, 2015

6:30-8:00pm

Join us for a night under the stars at the Gerrard Ashdale library, organized by Toronto Public Libraries. The Dunlap’s Prof. Michael Reid will begin with a short talk about how to find your way around the winter sky and then, if it’s clear, we’ll...

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Seeing Beyond Red with Cool Technology

McLennan Physical Laboratory Building
60 St. George Street
Toronto

December 04, 2014

Humans often don’t realize that they can sense more than visible light. But we feel an invisible form of light as heat, and we call it infrared radiation. Over the past few decades, there has been an explosion of technological innovation in the detection of...

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Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Supermarket Bar in Kensington Market
268 Augusta Avenue
Toronto

November 12, 2014

Have a thirst for a different kind of astronomy event? Then join us on Wednesday, November 12th, for the second Astronomy on Tap TO. It’ll be another fun night of astronomy talks and conversation over your favourite pint or cocktail. You’ll hear short talks presented...

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RASCTC Speakers Night: Misconceptions of the Big Bang

Ontario Science Centre
Toronto

October 29, 2014

The Big Bang theory is one of the crowning achievements of modern science. The basic premise–that the Universe began expanding about 14 billion years ago from a very hot, dense state–has been independently verified many times over. And yet there is widespread confusion and uncertainty about what the theory...

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New Ways to Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

McLennan Physical Laboratory Building
255 Huron Street
Toronto

October 23, 2014

How common is life in the Universe? Is there intelligent life beyond our planet? These are some of the most profound questions humans have ever posed. And for over 50 years, astronomers have been attempting to answer them by conducting the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence...

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Explore the Universe: Life in the Cosmos

David Dunlap Observatory
Toronto

October 18, 2014

For thousands of years, people have wondered whether, in the vastness of the Cosmos, life exists anywhere other than on Earth. With the recent discoveries of hundreds of potentially habitable planets orbiting stars other than our Sun, we are tantalizingly close to answering this question....

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TPL Thought Exchange: Searching for Earth 2

Leaside Public Library
165 McRae Drive
Toronto

October 02, 2014

The existence of other worlds like our own has fired the imagination of humankind for centuries. Join us as Dr. Duy Cuong Nguyen describes the exciting discovery of hundreds of exoplanets–planets beyond our Solar System–and talks about the search for another life-bearing planet like Earth....

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