A Picture in 1000 Words

Ever wonder what’s going on in those beautiful pictures you see on the news from space? In this new series, we’ll be breaking down the some of the most iconic images and visualizations of the cosmos, giving you the inside scoop of what it means and some stories behind the pictures. Join us at 4PM EST every Friday for new episodes in the series!

All talks will be streamed live on the Dunlap Institute YouTube channel and archived below for future viewing.



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ARCHIVED PAST TALKS:

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The Orion Nebula 

Dr. Mubdi Rahman

April 17th, 2020, 4:00 p.m. EDT

Ever wonder what’s going on in those beautiful pictures you see on the news from space? In this new series, we’ll be breaking down the some of the most iconic images and visualizations of the cosmos, giving you the inside scoop of what it means and some stories behind the pictures. We’ll be kicking the series off with a dive into the Orion Nebula.

 

The Remnant of Supernova 1006

Dr. Mubdi Rahman

April 24th, 2020, 4:00 p.m. EDT (convert to your time zone)

Ever wonder what’s going on in those beautiful pictures you see on the news from space? In this new series, we’ll be breaking down the some of the most iconic images and visualizations of the cosmos, giving you the inside scoop of what it means and some stories behind the pictures. In this episode, we’ll be examining the Remnant of Supernova 1006

 

Hubble’s Cosmos Relief

Dr. Mubdi Rahman

May 1st, 2020, 4:00 p.m. EDT (convert to your time zone)

In this episode of A Picture in 1000 words, we’re leaving our galaxy to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope’s 30th anniversary. We’ll be taking a look a special image released for this occasion called the Cosmic Reef, and dive into this energetic region. Join us live on YouTube at 4 PM Eastern, or catch the episode on the Dunlap YouTube channel this weekend!

 

The Whirlpool Galaxy

Dr. Mubdi Rahman

May 8th, 2020, 4:00 p.m. EDT (convert to your time zone)

In this episode of A Picture in 1000 words, we’re heading to one of our most photogenic galactic neighbours, the Whirlpool Galaxy. We’ll be taking a look at a classic Hubble Space Telescope picture with a bit of a twist! Join us as we go around the bend!

 

The Dance of the Exoplanets

Dr. Mubdi Rahman

May 15th, 2020, 4:00 p.m. EDT (convert to your time zone)

In this episode of A Picture in 1000 words, we’re headed to worlds beyond our own! Our mission will be to witness the dance of the Exoplanets around HR8799. Be sure to bring your shades as we get up close and personal with some nearby planets!