Past Events

Planetarium Show: Imagining the Size of the Universe

Planetarium
50 St. George Street
Toronto

October 07, 2015

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

How big is the universe? How can we seek to answer this question or understand the answer once we have it? Our universe is much bigger than we imagine it to be but, using analogies and visualizations, we can start to grasp its true dimensions. This...

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Total Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party

King's College Circle
Toronto

September 27, 2015

NEW LOCATION PLUS FULL DETAILS: Updated 18 Sept 2015 Thank you for your overwhelming interest in our September 27th Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party! The response has been so great that we have moved the event to a new location: King’s College Circle (a.k.a....

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Planetarium Show: Imagining the Size of the Universe

Planetarium
50 St. George Street
Toronto

September 18, 2015

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

How big is the universe? How can we seek to answer this question or understand the answer once we have it? Our universe is much bigger than we imagine it to be but, using analogies and visualizations, we can start to grasp its true dimensions. This...

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New Horizons of Exploration

Planetarium
50 St. George Street (basement)
Toronto

August 21, 2015

Three shows,:7:00pm 8:00pm, 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? Experience these voyages of discovery for yourself, in...

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New Horizons of Exploration

Planetarium
50 St. George Street (basement)
Toronto

August 21, 2015

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? Experience these voyages of discovery for yourself, in...

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Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Tranzac Club
292 Brunswick Avenue
Toronto

August 20, 2015

7:00pm - 9:00pm

  Quench your thirst for astronomy at the next Astronomy on Tap T.O. Join us for 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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New Horizons of Exploration

Planetarium
50 St. George Street (basement)
Toronto

August 14, 2015

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? Experience these voyages of discovery for yourself, in...

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The Forgotten Solar System

Planetarium
50 St. George Street (basement)
Toronto

July 17, 2015

Often, when we think 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 of...

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Imagining the Size of the Universe

Planetarium
50 St. George Street (basement)
Toronto

June 18, 2015

There are many misconceptions about our Universe and the most common one is also the simplest: its size. Our Universe is much bigger than we imagine it to be, and only through visual aids (such as a planetarium) can we really grasp the true dimension of...

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Cosmology, Cell Phones and Video Games

St. Lawrence Library
171 Front Street
Toronto

May 26, 2015

For a decade, Prof. Keith Vanderlinde has built telescopes to study the Universe. Using technologies that have made cell phones and video games staples of modern culture, he and other scientists are building a massive radio telescope called CHIME, in Penticton, B.C., which will map...

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