Month: March 2021

Apply To Be An ASX Executive

Do you have a passion for all things space? Are you looking to expand your leadership and extracurricular experiences? The Astronomy and Space Exploration Society at U of T is currently recruiting new executive team members for the upcoming year!Available positions and descriptions can be found at: To apply, please fill out this form:…
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Blog: A history of Canada’s planetariums by Space Place Canada

Ian McLennan narrates his decades-long experience with planetarium development across the country By Adam A. Lam, Astronomy and Space Exploration Society TORONTO, Ontario — Toronto shuttered its last major planetarium in 1995. From the view of Ian McLennan, a consultant who has seen the rise of planetarium construction across Canada since the 1960s, there is…
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Archaeoastronomy: The Astronomy of Civilizations Past

Archaeoastronomy can be defined as “the study of how people in the past have understood the phenomena in the sky, how they have used these phenomena, and what role the sky played in their cultures”. University of Leicester archaeoastronomer Clive Ruggles has described it as “a field with academic work of high quality at one…
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