Star Talk: The New Era of Radio Astronomy

Radio telescopes — such as the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME), HIRAX, and the planned CHORD — will lead to unprecedented advances in astronomy. How will they shape future research? To find out more, join us online on Wednesday, October 28 at 6:00 pm.Abstract: “In recent years, the exponential growth of available computing power…
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Star Talk: Hands-On Astronomy: Building Instruments to Measure Our Cosmos

Abstract:You may be familiar with some of the fantastic technology and instruments to do astronomy and the pictures we get with them of our cosmos, but how do these telescopes and cameras actually get built? What do experimental astrophysics do all day? I will discuss astronomical instrumentation and what technology we use to measure the…
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NASA Space Apps

For the first time in ASX history, we are very proud to be co-organising NASA’s Space Apps Toronto! Are you ready for a weekend of space hacking? Visit the following website for more information:

Star Talk: How to Measure the Universe’s Oldest Light

Zoom Link: It may surprise you to know that we can still observe the Big Bang, in a way! In fact, every time you accidentally flip to TV static, you’re watching a fragment of it right there! To find out more about this echo of the spawning of the universe, join us online on…
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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’s 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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