Month: July 2020

ASX Star Talk: Why are U of T astronomers investigating the mass of the Milky Way?

By: Adam A. Lam What is the mass of the Milky Way galaxy, and why is it important to investigate?  Dr. Gwen Eadie, an Assistant Professor jointly appointed between the University of Toronto‚Äôs David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics (DADAA) and its Department of Statistical Sciences (DoSS), spoke on these questions at the…
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Star Talk: Statistics Meets Astronomy

ZOOM LINK: 2dnVkF Link to Facebook Event page: Big data permeates every facet of modern society, and astronomy is no exception! What do astrophysicists do with the massive amounts of information being constantly recorded by telescopes? To find out, join ASX for our first-ever, socially-distant online Star Talk on Wednesday, July 8. From analysing the…
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