Past Events

The Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the New Millenium

Beaches Library Program Room
2161 Queen Street East
Toronto

May 21, 2015

Can we find intelligent life elsewhere in the Universe? The possibility has fired the imagination of dreamers and scientists alike. The Dunlap Institute’s Duy Cuong Nguyen explains how astronomers are searching the heavens to turn science fiction into reality. Lectures in Astronomy are presented in...

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Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Tranzac Club
292 Brunswick Avenue
Toronto

May 21, 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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The Life Cycle of Stars

Don Mills Library Auditorium
888 Lawrence Avenue East
Toronto

May 13, 2015

Using the latest images from space telescopes such as the Hubble, Spitzer and Herschel, Michael Reid of the Dunlap Institute tells the story of how stars are born, live and die, a cycle that has been playing out for nearly 14 billion years. Lectures in Astronomy...

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How Are New Solar Systems Born?

Runnymede Public Library
2178 Bloor Street West
Toronto

April 01, 2015

7:00pm - 8:00pm

New stars are born in the Milky Way Galaxy every year, but stellar nurseries are veiled by dense clouds of gas and dust. In this What’s Out There Lectures in Astronomy talk organized by the Toronto Public Library, Dr. Rachel Friesen of the Dunlap Institute explains...

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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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