Events

M51: Whirlpool Galaxy (0.8m Schulman Telescope)

UofT Planetarium: A Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Friday, May 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Ryerson Science Rendezvous

Ryerson: Science Rendezvous 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Ryerson’s Science Rendezvous event takes place in Yonge-Dundas Square, on the south-east corner of Yonge and Dundas in downtown Toronto, one of Canada’s liveliest public areas.

York University: Science Rendezvous 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Every year the Faculty of Science at York University joins forces with Main Street Markham to present Science Rendezvous at the award-winning Markham Farmers’ Market.
ASX: What ifs: Scientific Poster Competition

ASX: What ifs: Scientific Poster Competition

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
What ifs Scientific Poster Competition is a competition organized by the Astronomy and Space Exploration Society (ASX) to provide students in grades 9-12 with an opportunity to explore the field of astronomy and space science.
UofT Science Rendezvous

UofT: Science Rendezvous 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

This year, the University of Toronto (St. George Campus) has a phenomenal festival in store to commemorate Canada’s 150th Birthday and Science Rendezvous’ 10th Anniversary!

Heritage Toronto

Heritage Toronto: Campus & Cosmos: Toronto’s Astronomical Heritage

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
A Heritage Toronto walking tour of significant astronomical sites on and around the University of Toronto's St. George Campus.

S. Walter Stewart Library: Science At The South Pole

Monday, May 15, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

The quest for ever-clearer views of the sky has driven astronomers to put telescopes in some pretty remote places, ranging from arid deserts, to the tops of mountains, and even the middle of Antarctica.

Untangling the Cosmos

CIFAR: Untangling the Cosmos: How Research is Changing Our Understanding of the Universe

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:30pm

“The most incomprehensible thing about the Universe is that it is comprehensible.”
 — Albert Einstein

Texas Star Party

Sunday, May 21, 2017 to Sunday, May 28, 2017

Prude Ranch near Fort Davis, Texas
https://texasstarparty.org/

Vicky Kalogera

CITA Sackler Lecture: Einstein’s Waves: New Cosmic Sounds

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

One century following Einstein’s prediction of spacetime disturbances and gravitational waves, the laser-enabled special detectors LIGO achieved the most accurate measurement ever made by humans across science and engineering and reveal

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Evening at Riverwood

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 -
9:00pm to 10:30pm
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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Annette Street Library: Finding Your Place in Space and Time

Monday, June 12, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Learn about the upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope that will help reveal our cosmic origins.

Richview Library: Cosmology, Cell Phones and Video Games

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Prof. Keith Vanderlinde has spent the last decade building and using telescopes to study the Universe: its composition, history, and eventual fate.

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Deer Park Library: Canada 150: Canada's Amazing Astronomical Achievements, 1867-2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm

If astronomy was an Olympic sport, Canada would surely be a medallist.

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2017 RASC General Assembly in Ottawa

Thursday, June 29, 2017 to Monday, July 3, 2017

Join the Ottawa Centre during Canada's 150th anniversary for the 2017 RASC General Assembly. See the GA website for more details.

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