Organized by Astronomical Community

Dragonfly/Hubble composite
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm

When we observe the universe we see light from stars, gas and galaxies, but this makes up merely 4% of the universe.

Science on Tap Hamilton
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm

Join scientists from McMaster University’s Physics and Astronomy Department for an entertaining night filled with scientific discussion, trivia, and beer.

Ray Jayawardhana
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

A leading astrophysicist explains the pervasive, invisible particles key to understanding our cosmos.

Every second of day and night, many trillions of neutrinos pass through your body.

Copyright M. Ahmetvaleev
Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The impact hazard from small asteroids is uncertain because of many poorly understood factors. These include how asteroids vaporize in the atmosphere together with the associated impact effects at the ground.

#STEMCamp: All Things Space
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 10:00am to Friday, August 10, 2018 - 3:00pm

STEM Camp will introduce children to the basics of astronomy, geology, geography, and engineering.

Jennifer West
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

For thousands of years, people have gazed up at the sky without realizing its hidden secrets: that most of the stuff out in space cannot be seen with our eyes!

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Director Alison McAlpine's sublime non-fiction film takes us to Chile's Atacama Desert, one of the best places on our planet to explore and contemplate the splendour of the night sky.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 8:30am to Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 4:00pm

Join an experienced team of astronomy educators for a professional development workshop that will improve your skills, material, and confidence in teaching astronomy!

Renée Hložek
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
We are living in an incredible time in the life of the universe! Dr. Renée Hložek talks about the mysterious contents of the universe, including dark energy and dark matter and how they shape how our universe as it evolves with time.