Organized by Astronomical Community

Space Unites The World Star Party
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm

The red planet and the ringed gas giant are waiting for you among the stars. In celebration of World Space Week, observe Mars and Saturn* up close through a telescope. Launch a bottle rocket. Meet a real-life rocket scientist.

Dave Williams
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Welcome back Dr. Dave Williams to talk about Defying Limits: Lessons from the Edge of the Universe — an inspirational, uplifting, and life-affirming memoir about passion, resilience and living to the fullest.

Beyond the Horizon: The Hadfield Experience
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

For the first time ever, Ryerson University will be hosting the world-renowned astronaut, Chris Hadfield! “Beyond the Horizon: The Hadfield Experience” aims to inspire, motivate and guide you to becoming changemakers of society.

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

On Friday, November 9, at The Great Hall! It'll be another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes, and Dunlap merchandise for sale!

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Join the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers this November 16 for their Fall telescope clinic.
Sara Seager
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Exoplanets and the Search for Habitable Worlds
Dr. Sara Seager, Professor of Planetary Science and Physics, MIT
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Michel Fich
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Our most recent generation of cosmology experiments, such as the Planck satellite and observations of distant supernovae, have reduced all of cosmology to the very precise measurement of eight parameters.

ASX Star Talk: Warp Drives & Aliens
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Hello astrophiles! Star Trek, Star Wars, and basically all space-based sci-fi are stuffed full of exotic extraterrestrials and peculiar planets. But what is the scientific basis of these weird and wonderful worlds?

Clara - The Film
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Allan I. Carswell Observatory is please to invite you to a special screening of the movie Clara on Tuesday November 27, at 7:00pm, in the Nat Taylor Cinema, N102 Ross, York University.

Reiner Weiss
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Unpack the fabric of space-time with Dr. Rainer Weiss’ exploration of gravitational waves in the era of multi-messenger astronomy. This ground-breaking discovery earned Dr. Weiss the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics, along with his work on LIGO.