Events

John Percy

Woodview Park Library: The Amazing Universe

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join Woodview Park Library as Dr. John Percy, Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of Toronto discusses the amazing universe. Learn about the real universe and the study of it.

Rina Piccolo

Beaches Library: Fun with Physics: A Cartoon Look at the Nature of Reality

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

What would happen to you if you fell into a black hole? Why is Dark Matter so mysterious? These are some questions that will be explored with a visual showcase of cartoons and comics. A presentation by Rina Piccolo.

Perimeter Institute: How to Bake Pi: Eugenia Cheng Public Lecture

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Mathematics can be tasty! It’s a way of thinking, and not just about numbers.

NEAF show floor

North-East Astronomy Forum

Saturday, April 8, 2017 to Sunday, April 9, 2017

See RAC's NEAF website rocklandastronomy.com/neaf.

John Percy

Riverwood Conservancy: Toronto’s Astronomical Heritage

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join Professor Emeritus John Percy for a look at how Toronto has become a world centre for astronomy research, education, and public outreach, in parallel with the development of our country, our city, and the University of Toronto.

Commercial Space Blog: 2017 Yuri's Night World Space Party in Downtown Toronto

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
In Toronto, the Commercial Space Blog will be sponsoring a Yuri's Night Party at the Polish Combatants' Hall.
Stella Kafka

DRAA: An Evening with Dr. Stella Kafka

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn about how the AAVSO coordinates, evaluates, compiles, processes, publishes, and disseminates variable star observations to the astronomical community throughout the world, and other topics on variable star observation and how it contributes to astrophysics.
GW150914 gravitational wave event

Speaker's Night: Colliding black holes and gravitational waves: Seeing the universe through bizarre messengers

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Prof. Harald Pfeiffer, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

York Woods Library: Astronomy and the Extinction of Dinosuars

Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us in the Youth Hub as Prof. McCall from York University talks about what caused the extinction of dinosaurs and what could happen to us in the future.

Total Solar Eclipse, Second Contact/Diamond Ring, March 2016, Side, Turkey, Photo by Randy Attwood

RASC Mississauga: Observing and photographing the August total solar eclipse

Friday, April 21, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Speakers: Randy Attwood, Mississauga Centre Honourary President; Michael Watson, Toronto Centre

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers: Gaze at the Stars

Monday, April 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join John Gauvreau of the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers as he takes us on a virtual tour of the universe.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects, or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with Astronomy.

John Percy

Northern District Library: The Amazing Universe

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Discover the story behind alien worlds, black holes, dark matter, dark energy, the birth and death of stars, and more!

John Percy

Pape/Danforth Library: A Trip to the Edge of the Universe

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Dr. John Percy will take you on an illustrated, guided tour of the universe.
UofT Physics logo

UofT Physics: The H.L. Welsh Distinguished Lecturer Series Program 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm

The Department of Physics invites faculty, students and the public to its 42nd annual celebration of physics.

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