Events

Winter Star Party

Winter Star Party

Monday, February 20, 2017 to Sunday, February 26, 2017

Florida Keys, Florida, US See http://www.scas.org/winter-star-party/

Pluto & Charon

UofT Planetarium: The Underdogs of the Solar System: Moons, Asteroids , Comets, and Other Small Rocky Objects (SOLD OUT)

Friday, February 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Marianne Mader

RASC Mississauga: Hunting Meteorites at the End of the World

Friday, February 24, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Camping and working in the southernmost, coldest, highest, driest, windiest, least populated continent on Earth is no easy feat! Every year a team of meteorite hunters collects meteorites along the base of the Transantarctic Mountains.

Perimeter Institute: A New Era in Astronomy: Amber Straughn Public Lecture

Perimeter Institute: A New Era in Astronomy: Amber Straughn Public Lecture

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

The Hubble Space Telescope has completely revolutionized our understanding of the universe, and has become a beloved icon of popular culture.

Mike Dixon

RCIScience/RASC Lecture: Growing Food in Space

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

If humans hope to ever get to Mars or farther, we will need to be able to grow food in space.

UofT AstroTour: Nature, Destroyer of Worlds

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Throughout its 4.5 billion year history, life on Earth has been threatened by cataclysmic events such as extreme volcanic eruptions and asteroid impacts which have caused mass extinction of species.

SEDS Canada - Ascension 2017 Conference

SEDS-Canada: Ascension 2017 Conference

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 3:00pm

SEDS-Canada's annual conference is back with the theme "Paving the Way Beyond Earth." Ascension 2017 will be hosted by the University of Toronto Aerospace Team

North York Central Library: Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 Years of Flight (CANCELLED)

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Elizabeth Muir, author of Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 Years of Flight, tells the story of how women in Canada first boarded planes, then became pilots and eventually astronauts.

Dunlap Institute: Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Friday, March 10, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

On Friday, March 10th, at The Great Hall! It'll be another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes, and Dunlap mechandise for sale!

John Percy

Pape/Danforth Library: The Amazing Universe

Monday, March 13, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join Dr. John Percy, Professor Emeritus, Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto as he discusses the amazing universe.

Let's Talk Science

Highland Creek Library: March Break: Super Stars!

Friday, March 17, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Let's Talk Science presents a workshop on Astronomy. Learn about the different constellations and discover what stars are made of.

William Trischuk

Deer Park Library: CERN discovers A Higgs Boson (The Higgs Boson?)

Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm
Join Professor William Trischuk, U of T Physics, a founding member of the ATLAS experiment, as he discusses his work with CERN and the discovery of the Higgs Boson.
Jennifer West

RASC Mississauga: Nature’s Supercolliders: Supernova remnants and how they are connected to our galaxy

Friday, March 24, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

The explosion of a star, or supernova, is one of the most extreme events in the universe, responsible for creating the heavy elements essential for life.

Global Astronomy Month

Saturday, April 1, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Evening at Riverwood

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
8:30pm to 10:00pm
Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to give you amazing views of our Moon, the planets and more!

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