Past Events

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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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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