UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Friday, May 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm and 9:00pm

Millennium Square Stargazing Night (GO for Friday)

Friday, May 19, 2017 -
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies on May 19 for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Michael De Robertis

S. Walter Stewart Library: Pseudoscience and the Paranormal

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Though we live in the most technologically advanced society in history, belief in pseudoscience and the paranormal has never been more popular.

Untangling the Cosmos

CIFAR: Untangling the Cosmos: How Research is Changing Our Understanding of the Universe

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:30pm

“The most incomprehensible thing about the Universe is that it is comprehensible.”
 — Albert Einstein

S. Walter Stewart Library: Science At The South Pole

Monday, May 15, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

The quest for ever-clearer views of the sky has driven astronomers to put telescopes in some pretty remote places, ranging from arid deserts, to the tops of mountains, and even the middle of Antarctica.


Deadline for Jun/July SCOPE Newsletter

Monday, May 15, 2017

Submit your articles for the SCOPE newsletter to the

Science Slam

SciCommTO: Science Slam for Science Rendezvous After Dark

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

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!

Heritage Toronto

Heritage Toronto: Campus & Cosmos: Toronto’s Astronomical Heritage

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
A Heritage Toronto walking tour of significant astronomical sites on and around the University of Toronto's St. George Campus.
UofT Science Rendezvous

UofT: Science Rendezvous 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

This year, the University of Toronto (St. George Campus) has a phenomenal festival in store to commemorate Canada’s 150th Birthday and Science Rendezvous’ 10th Anniversary!

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince

Solar Observing (NO GO)

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
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.

Ryerson Science Rendezvous

Ryerson: Science Rendezvous 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Ryerson’s Science Rendezvous event takes place in Yonge-Dundas Square, on the south-east corner of Yonge and Dundas in downtown Toronto, one of Canada’s liveliest public areas.

York University: Science Rendezvous 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Every year the Faculty of Science at York University joins forces with Main Street Markham to present Science Rendezvous at the award-winning Markham Farmers’ Market.
ASX: What ifs: Scientific Poster Competition

ASX: What ifs: Scientific Poster Competition (CANCELLED)

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
What ifs Scientific Poster Competition is a competition organized by the Astronomy and Space Exploration Society (ASX) to provide students in grades 9-12 with an opportunity to explore the field of astronomy and space science.

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: A Canadian Observatory Maker Success Story!

Friday, May 12, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

This spring, SkyShed is launching POD MAX, a “mid sized” observatory at 12.5' in diameter, and the POD MAX funding program – The Starships Project.

M51: Whirlpool Galaxy (0.8m Schulman Telescope)

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

Friday, May 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:00pm and 9:00pm