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Ralph Chou
Video of Recreational Astronomy Night from April 26, 2017
Harald Pfeiffer - Colliding black holes and gravitational waves

Astronomy Week Solar Observing (GO for Thursday)

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 10:00am to Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 12:00pm
Join us this week if skies are clear!

Solar System Social: Jordan Bimm & David Hamilton

Friday, April 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Solar System Social is a speaker series about planetary science which is geared to the general public.

Kid on the Moon team

Toronto Space Apps Challenge 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 9:00pm

On the weekend of April 28-30, 2017, developers, makers, engineers and entrepreneurs will take on NASA-designed challenges, creating solutions that range from silly to serious, fantastical to feasible.

Ontario Science Centre: International Astronomy Day

Saturday, April 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30pm
Join us as we celebrate International Astronomy Day with a fun-filled day – and night – of exciting programs and experiences for visitors of all ages.
Ontario Science Centre at Night

International Astronomy Day - Star Party at the Ontario Science Centre

Saturday, April 29, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm

Observe the stars via telescope with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Observing from the city

City Star Party (first clear night)

Monday, May 1, 2017 to Thursday, May 4, 2017

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.

Janna Levin

Perimeter Institute: Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space: Janna Levin Public Lecture

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

More than a billion years ago, two black holes collided. In the final second of their long life together, the black holes banged out a rhythm like mallets on a drum, creating gravitational waves – ripples in the shape of spacetime.

2017 Welsh Lectures in Physics

UofT Physics: The H.L. Welsh Distinguished Lecturer Series Program 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm

The Department of Physics invites faculty, students and the public to its 42nd annual celebration of physics.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
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.

Casey Moore

Speaker's Night: Martian weather: Is it really any different than winter in Canada?

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

It is commonly believed that Mars is a cold, dry place. Due in large part to orbital imagery and robotic exploration of the Martian surface we can say without a doubt that Mars is indeed dry.

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

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
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.

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