Events

Catherine Woodford

Speaker's Night: Gravitational Waves: The Sirens of the Universe

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/K1AGhzRTcGQ
ASX - Is Anybody Out There

ASX Panel Discussion: "Is Anybody Out There?"

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Come ask our diverse panel of five PhD students any of your burning questions about the current (and future) search for extraterrestrial life!

The Weirdest Stars in the Universe

Perimeter Institute: The Weirdest Stars in the Universe: Emily Levesque Public Lecture

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

How big can a star get? Why would a star only pretend to explode? Can you hide one star inside another?

John Percy

Pape/Danforth Library: Misconceptions about the Universe: From Everyday Life to the Birth of the Universe

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

People have deeply-held misconceptions about the most basic of astronomical topics, such as the cause of the seasons.

Killam Program

Canada Council for the Arts: Imagining New Frontiers: Celebrating 50 Years of Groundbreaking Research

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Join the Canada Council for the Arts for this special anniversary event featuring acclaimed winners of the Killam Prize.

Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, March 3, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?
Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Friday, March 2, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

Climates of Alien Worlds

UofT AstroTour: Cold out there, eh? The Climates of Alien Worlds

Thursday, March 1, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

A central question for humanity has long been “are we alone, and what is our place in the universe?” This fundamentally human question has motivated much of astronomy.

Science on Tap Hamilton

McMaster: Science on Tap Hamilton

Wednesday, February 28, 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.

ASX - Exploring Space From Earth

ASX Star Talk: Exploring Space from Earth with Dr. Marianne Mader

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn how planetary scientists explore other planets here on Earth, through comparative planetology and meteoritics, and how we are preparing for future space missions by conducting terrestrial analogue missions.
Pierre Chastenay

RCIS: 2017 Fleming Medal Presentation and Lecture with Dr. Pierre Chastenay

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Meet one of Québec's most celebrated science communicators, Dr. Pierre Chastenay.

Cup of Space Cafe Series

BeSpatial: Cup of Space Cafe Series - Stars

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm

Ever looked at the night sky and wondered, is that a star or a planet? Why are there so few stars over Mississauga? How far is the nearest star, or what is the nearest star to us?

Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?
Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (GO)

Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
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.

Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe (SOLD OUT)

Friday, February 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?
Observing from the city

City Star Party (GO for Thursday)

Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm

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.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/0yhCOGEk3hI
Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe (SOLD OUT)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?
Science Slam TO

IdeaMosaic: Science Slam TO

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Come out and join us for an evening of laughs and science! Hear science enthusiasts to talk about their passion for science in a unique way. A song, stand-up, comedy skit, spoken word. The possibilities are endless!

Winter WonderLearn

Clarington Public Library: Winter WonderLearn

Monday, February 19, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

The RASC - Toronto Centre will be an active participant at the annual Winter WonderLearn held in Courtice.

WPSE 2018 Conference

Women in Planetary Science and Exploration: WPSE 2018 Conference

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

WPSE 2018 is an opportunity for scientists and engineers to showcase their recent findings in the field of planetary science and exploration.

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars (SOLD OUT)

Friday, February 16, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

Star Trails by Steve McKinney

Dark Sky Star Party (GO for Wednesday)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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 pollution, there is so much to see.

Our Musical Universe

UofT Planetarium: Our Musical Universe (SOLD OUT)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm
What is the sound of a twinkling star? Can planets keep a beat? How loud was the big bang?
2018 Winter Star Party

Winter Star Party

Monday, February 12, 2018 to Saturday, February 17, 2018
Science Needs Women

OSC: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Sunday, February 11, 2018 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Join us February 11 for special programming to mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, February 10, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Saturday, February 10, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Showtime: 3:00pm

Laura Parker

RASC Mississauga: The Dark Universe

Friday, February 9, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Dr. Laura Parker will give an overview of the techniques used to map the universe on the largest scales, which have enabled us to measure dark energy and dark matter.

Dunlap Institute: Astronomy on Tap T.O.

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

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

On Friday, February 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!

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