Feedback on Space Apps 2020 Online Platform

Last year, Space Apps was hosted on Discord and we would appreciate your feedback on how well the hackathon went on this platform. Please respond to the following questions if you were present at this event. The form will close at 11:59 pm on July 31st. Thank you! (All responses are anonymous and this information…
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ASX Supports CAUT Campaign

The Astronomy and Space Exploration Society is raising awareness and adjusting its programming to support an advocacy campaign to restrict donor influence on academic hiring decisions at the University of Toronto. In 2020, the University of Toronto’s law school presented an offer to Valentina Azarova, a human rights lawyer in Germany, to serve as director…
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Star Talk: Revealing the Nature of Dark Matter with Strong Gravitational Lensing

How are astronomers investigating dark matter by analyzing gravitational lenses? Learn more at the ASX’s upcoming Star Talk on June 28 at 5 pm with Dr. Daniel Gilman, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto’s David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics. Catch the event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/542630403411996 Star Talk Abstract: “Most of the…
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Blog: Behind the creative process of the ASX’s new logomark

The ASX is proud to present a new logo by graphic designer Hansen Jiang, and refined by designer Janine Charoonruk! To craft the ASX’s first logo update since 2003, Hansen took inspiration from elements of the previous logo, while introducing new elements to capture the mission and nature of the ASX with a distinctive mark.…
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How do you communicate space science in Toronto?

(Originally published in Filling Space) One important way to participate in humanity’s engagement with space is via space science communication. Directly advancing the frontiers of human knowledge as a scientist is important, but new knowledge has a greater impact on society if it is communicated outside specialist circles. Space science communication moreover needs to be…
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