Talks

Chris Gainor

Speaker's Night: History of the Hubble Space Telescope

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

The Hubble Space Telescope was launched 28 years ago in 1990. After overcoming problems caused by a defective main mirror, Hubble has made discoveries that have revolutionized our view of the universe we live in.

Jocelyn Bell Burnell: A special public lecture webcast

Perimeter Institute: Jocelyn Bell Burnell: A special public lecture webcast

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Jocelyn Bell Burnell, winner of the 2018 Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, is an accomplished scientist and champion for women in physics.

Dave Williams

OSC Great Conversations: Learn Life Lessons from an Astronaut

Thursday, November 1, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Welcome back Dr. Dave Williams to talk about Defying Limits: Lessons from the Edge of the Universe — an inspirational, uplifting, and life-affirming memoir about passion, resilience and living to the fullest.

Beyond the Horizon: The Hadfield Experience

Ryerson University: Beyond the Horizon: The Hadfield Experience

Friday, November 2, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

For the first time ever, Ryerson University will be hosting the world-renowned astronaut, Chris Hadfield! “Beyond the Horizon: The Hadfield Experience” aims to inspire, motivate and guide you to becoming changemakers of society.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

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.

Dunlap Institute: Astronomy on Tap T.O.

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

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

On Friday, November 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!

DDO - Beyond the Skies

DDO: Beyond the Skies

Saturday, November 10, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Enjoy a social evening of astronomy and music at the David Dunlap Observatory (DDO)!

Sara Seager

UofT Physics: 2018 Tuzo Wilson Lecture

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Exoplanets and the Search for Habitable Worlds
Dr. Sara Seager, Professor of Planetary Science and Physics, MIT

Cassiopeia A

UofT AstroTour: Cosmic Rays: Astrophysics at Maximum Energies

Thursday, November 1, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:30pm

Cosmic rays are the most energetic particles in the universe. Travelling at speeds mere fractions off from the speed of light, they accelerated in the remnants of dying stars and supermassive black holes.

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos

Saturday, November 24, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:15pm

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

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