Events

Amy Shira Teitel - Fighting For Space
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The first In Her Voice event of 2020 will feature Amy Shira Teitel. Amy will be discussing and signing copies of her new book, Fighting for Space.
Inclusion is the Path to Excellence: The Importance of Allyship in STEM
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Panel Discussion on Inclusion and Allyship in STEM

Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, February 24, 2020 to Thursday, February 27, 2020

See the Milky Way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

QUANTUM + Pop Culture
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Quantum physics has taken its position with rocket science in pop culture as a shorthand for frighteningly complicated science.

Michael Watson
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

In this talk and slide show, Michael Watson will discuss his 2018 and 2019 trips to Australia, which included several nights of stargazing and astrophotography from the dark skies of the Australian Outback.

RASC Robotic Telescope
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/_7vj3eKYYTY
Apollo 8 Earthrise
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

For several decades, various space agencies have launched orbital missions exploring the universe, and the volume of accumulated data and imagery is staggering.

Alpha Capricorni
Friday, February 14, 2020 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Did you know that about 85% of the stars in the sky belong to multiple-star systems?

Now is not the Time
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/v81hgd3DzxQ
John Percy
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

How are the sun and stars born? How can they live for billions of years? How do they turn into bizarre objects such as white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars, and black holes?

Starlab Digital Planetarium
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

This Winter, spend a Sunday afternoon in the OTHER dome at the DDO!

International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Join us on February 9 for special hands-on activities, speakers and presentations to mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE.
Dark energy: The weirdest 70% of the Universe
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm

Join us for the February AstroTour! The entire evening is free and no registration is required. Pavel Motloch, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, will be sharing his expertise on dark energy!

Laura Parker
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Please join us for our monthly meeting on February 6 at 8:00pm to hear Dr. Laura Parker. This meeting is open to the general public, and new members are always welcome!

John Percy
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us as Professor John Percy of the University of Toronto presents on the universe. The astronomical universe is as exciting as anything in science fiction or video games -- and it's real!

on unsettling (s)pace
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
A talk by Uahikea Maile
Moderated by Kristen Bos
This talk explores how territory, time, and techno-scientific desires for space can be unsettled for cruising a decolonized then and deoccupied there in Hawaiʻi.
Bryan Gaensler
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Science fiction and science both inspire wonder and awe, albeit in very different ways.

Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Have you ever looked through a telescope? Take a tour of the night sky through a telescope and snap a photo or two of your favourite celestial body.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE.
Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/6NAZPeq9l1c
Black Holes in 2020
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

It's time for our first event of 2020! Black holes are everywhere in popular science and science fiction, but what do we really know about these ultra-dense objects?

An Evening in Support of Space Place
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Space Place Planetarium Canada invites you to a special evening featuring a presentation and book-signing by special guest, Bob McDonald, host of CBC’s Quirks & Quarks.

City Star Party
Monday, January 27, 2020 to Thursday, January 30, 2020

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.

Bob McDonald
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a special space-filled event with Bob McDonald, host of CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks science program and former Ontario Science Centre Host.

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Time travel has been a staple of science fiction for more than a century, from H.G. Wells’ novel The Time Machine to the Back to the Future trilogy to innumerable episodes of Star Trek.
ROM After Dark - Lunar
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:00pm to 11:30pm
Expect the Unexpected
Experience our brand new event series for the very first time at ROM After Dark: Lunar and explore the celestial world like never before.
The Know Show
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Calling all kids raised by Bill Nye, David Attenborough and John Acorn!

Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, January 20, 2020 to Thursday, January 23, 2020

See the Milky Way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

Nerd Nite Toronto
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Join us for the first Toronto Nerd Nite of the new decade! We’ve got two awesome talks & trivia!

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