Events

Chris Hadfield: An Astronaut's Life, in Stories, Images & Music

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Spaceship commander, test pilot, best-selling author and musician, Colonel Chris Hadfield has led a life that is on the edge of dreams.

RCIScience: 2016 Fleming Medal and Citation

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Join RCIScience on Tuesday, November 15th for an evening celebrating excellence in science communication as they honour Ivan Semeniuk, with the 2016 Fleming Medal and Citation from the Royal Canadian Institut

Palmerston Library: Communing with Aliens

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Dr. Christopher Matzner will discuss the ethics of spreading life beyond Earth, proposals for interstellar exploration, and ideas for how we might communicate between species across deep space.

Generator Toronto 2016: Chris Hadfield's The Explorers at Home

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
A science-based variety show aimed at blending knowledge, music and comedy

Toronto Public Library: Think Like An Astronaut with Chris Hadfield! (SOLD OUT)

Friday, November 11, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Don't miss Canada's most famous astronaut on-stage at the Appel Salon, presenting the practical lessons he's learned throughout his career on collaboration, teamwork and science and technology.

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects, or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with Astronomy.

John Percy

Brentwood Library: Archaeoastronomy: The Astronomy of Civilizations Past

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

An illustrated, non-technical presentation that will describe the astronomy of civilizations ranging from the seagoing Polynesians, to the builders of Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids, to our own First Nations.

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Evening at Riverwood

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
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!

UofT Planetarium: New Horizons of Exploration

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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

Observing from the city

City Star Party (GO for Monday, November 7th)

Monday, November 7, 2016 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

This was originally planned to be next week but we're moving it one week forward to take advantage of a first quarter moon and clear skies.

Solar Observing (GO)

Saturday, November 5, 2016 -
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. - Special Anniversary Edition

Friday, November 4, 2016 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

UofT Physics: 2016 Tuzo Wilson Lecture

Thursday, November 3, 2016 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm

A Decade after The Day After Tomorrow: Our Current Understanding of the Ocean's Role in Climate
Dr. Susan Lozier, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School, Duke University

UofT AstroTour: Nature, Destroyer of Worlds

Thursday, November 3, 2016 -
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.

Yorkville Library: Exoplanets: The Weird and Wonderful

Thursday, November 3, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Astronomer Christa Van Laerhoven, will discuss planets that orbit stars other than our sun. Some of these planetary systems look very different from our own!

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