Organized by Astronomical Community

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

William Shakespeare lived at a remarkable time – a period we now recognize as the first phase of the Scientific Revolution – and yet “Shakespeare” and “science” are rarely uttered in the same breath.

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Please be advised that due to the bad winter storm forecast for Saturday, the scope clinic has been postponed to February 2 from 1:00-5:00pm.

Asteroid Bennu
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join Canadian experts Mike Daly, Tim Haltigin, Kate Howells and Kim Tait as they provide the latest updates on OSIRIS-REx, the ongoing mission to return a sample from the surface of asteroid Bennu.
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Find yourself the proud owner of a shiny new telescope this holiday season and not sure how to use it? Or perhaps thinking of buying one but have some questions? You’re in luck!

J.S. Plaskett
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Canadian astronomer Peter Broughton talks about J.S. Plaskett, the scientist who brought Canada onto the world stage in astronomy.

ASX - Boom to Bust
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Calling space enthusiasts near and far! It's your favourite event of the year: ASX's Annual Symposium is back for its 16th edition, and have we got a show for you!
Dunlap Institute SpaceTime
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
It's Time for Space! We’re super-excited to announce our new event series: SpaceTime! SpaceTime is an all-ages, inclusive celebration of astronomy, curiosity, and discovery.
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

What can we learn with humans that the much safer robotic explorers cannot tell us? Is it worth the risk? Is there really any reason to go to Mars other than "because it's there?"

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 8:00pm

Graduate student KelleyLepo will be presenting about "History of Comets". Comets are rocky, icy visitors from the outer Solar System that develop spectacular tails when they near the Sun.

Dr. Renée Hložek
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Join on us on Friday March 22, at The Great Hall for an evening of pints, astronomy news, and mind-expanding talks from University of Toronto astronomers.