General Public

Cup of Space Cafe Series

BeSpatial: Cup of Space Cafe Series - Stars

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm

Ever looked at the night sky and wondered, is that a star or a planet? Why are there so few stars over Mississauga? How far is the nearest star, or what is the nearest star to us?

Pierre Chastenay

RCIS: 2017 Fleming Medal Presentation and Lecture with Dr. Pierre Chastenay

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Meet one of Québec's most celebrated science communicators, Dr. Pierre Chastenay.

ASX - Exploring Space From Earth

ASX Star Talk: Exploring Space from Earth with Dr. Marianne Mader

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn how planetary scientists explore other planets here on Earth, through comparative planetology and meteoritics, and how we are preparing for future space missions by conducting terrestrial analogue missions.
Science on Tap Hamilton

McMaster: Science on Tap Hamilton

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:30pm

Join scientists from McMaster University’s Physics and Astronomy Department for an entertaining night filled with scientific discussion, trivia, and beer.

Climates of Alien Worlds

UofT AstroTour: Cold out there, eh? The Climates of Alien Worlds

Thursday, March 1, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

A central question for humanity has long been “are we alone, and what is our place in the universe?” This fundamentally human question has motivated much of astronomy.

Catherine Woodford

Speaker's Night: Gravitational Waves: The Sirens of the Universe

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Get an up-close and personal take on the several Gravitational Waves discoveries that have changed science for the better.

Inspiring Future Women in Science

Perimeter Institute: Inspiring Future Women in Science 2018 (WEBCAST)

Thursday, March 8, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Celebrate International Women’s Day with a live webcast event featuring inspiring talks by women currently working in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Alan Jackson

RASC Mississauga: Making The Moon

Friday, March 9, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

The Moon is an important part of our everyday lives. It regulates the tides and stabilizes the tilt of Earth's rotation axis, playing an important role in making our planet the place it is today.

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (first clear night: Monday to Thursday)

Monday, March 12, 2018 to Thursday, March 15, 2018

See the milky way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

Observing from the city

City Star Party (first clear night: Monday, Tuesday or Thursday)

Monday, March 19, 2018 to Thursday, March 22, 2018

Hover above the moon like an astronaut and get eye-to-eye with the planets. Find colourful stars, star clusters, bright nebulae and even another galaxy.