Events

Hanno Rein

S. Walter Stewart Library: The Search for Life on Exoplanets

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Finding compelling evidence for life on another planet would undoubtably be one of the biggest discoveries in the history of the human race. There are many places to look for such biosignatures, both in the Solar System and beyond.

Alison Sills

Pint of Science: The secret lives of stars

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
What can we learn from a group of stars that were born at the same time?
Alan Chen

Pint of Science: We are stardust

Monday, May 14, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Have you ever looked up at the starry sky and felt small and insignificant compared to the vastness of the cosmos?

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

RASC Archive History Centre

RASC: Archive History Centre Open House

Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

2018 marks 150 years of lasting organized astronomy in Canada, and that story is pre-eminently the story of the RASC. Join us on the afternoon of May 12th for an open house launching the official opening of our new Archives space!

UofT Science Rendezvous logo

UofT: Science Rendezvous 2018

Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Science Rendezvous is a free annual all-day festival that brings science out of the lab and onto the street with the ultimate goal of improving student enrolment as well as public involvement in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M.) fields.
Toronto Magnetic and Meteorological Observatory

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

Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

A walking tour which describes how Toronto became a "centre of the universe" for astronomical research, education, and public outreach, in parallel with the growth of our city and country.

Ryerson Science Rendezvous

Ryerson: Science Rendezvous 2018

Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Join us for Science Rendezvous on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in the heart of Ryerson Campus!

Science Rendezvous

York University: Science Rendezvous 2018

Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
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.

RASC Mississauga: Earth's Battered Moon

Friday, May 11, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Just like the Earth, the Moon is about 4.5 billion years old. It has been and continues to be constantly bombarded by meteorites. Some suggest that this rate of bombardment has remained constant in the past couple of billion years.

Matthew Mannering

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: The Nuts and Bolts of Astrophotography

Friday, May 11, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

This talk is for people who are just getting into astrophotography. It will cover various equipment setups, camera sensors and settings and the purpose of lights, darks and flats.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Friday, May 11, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

Janakan Sivasubramanium

Speaker's Night: Active Galaxies: A Hunt to Understand What Feeds These Galactic Monsters

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/yVjYbLStU2A

Texas Star Party

Sunday, May 6, 2018 to Saturday, May 12, 2018
Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, May 5, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (GO)

Saturday, May 5, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad. This is the area in front of the Science Centre's entrance. We use specialized telescopes that are safe to aim at the Sun.

Dunlap Institute: Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Friday, May 4, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

On Friday, May 4, at The Great Hall! It'll be another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes, and Dunlap merchandise for sale!

Illustris Simulation

UofT AstroTour: Simulating the Universe

Thursday, May 3, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

The life of a single galaxy is an extremely complicated affair and understanding the origin and evolution of the roughly 100 billion galaxies in our universe is even more so.

H.L. Welsh Distinguished Lecturer Series

UofT Physics: The H.L. Welsh Distinguished Lecturer Series Program 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm

The Department of Physics invites faculty, students and the public to its 44th annual celebration of physics.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (NO GO)

Saturday, April 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE observing pad. This is the area in front of the Science Centre's entrance. We use specialized telescopes that are safe to aim at the Sun.

Discover the Universe

Discover the Universe: Astronomy Teachers Workshop in Toronto

Saturday, April 28, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Discover the Universe is pleased to offer a full-day astronomy workshop hosted at the Dunlap Institute at the University of Toronto

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Friday, April 27, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

Observing from the city

City Star Party (GO for Thursday)

Thursday, April 26, 2018 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm

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.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/uqam3Ewotyc

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 -
8:30pm to 10:00pm

Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to provide amazing views of the Moon, the planets and more!

Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?
Pluto & Charon

UofT Planetarium: Underdogs of the Solar System (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Showtime: 3:00pm

International Astronomy Day - April 21, 2018

Ontario Science Centre: International Astronomy Day

Saturday, April 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00pm
Celebrate International Astronomy Day at the Ontario Science Centre!

International Astronomy Day

Saturday, April 21, 2018
NEAF show floor

North-East Astronomy Forum

Saturday, April 21, 2018 to Sunday, April 22, 2018

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