Category: Star Talks

Star Talk: Statistics Meets Astronomy

ZOOM LINK:https://zoom.us/j/99247575191?pwd=c0c1S25KVnI1Vkk5OExqTW1CVExkdz09PASSWORD: 2dnVkF Link to Facebook Event page:https://www.facebook.com/events/285642659511920/ 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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January Star Talk: Black Holes in 2020

It’s time for our first event of 2020! Black hole are everywhere in popular science and science fiction, but what do we really know about these ultra-dense objects? If you would like to know more, join ASX for our Star Talk on Wednesday, January 29, in Lash Miller Chemical Laboratories (LM), Room 161. Professor Chris…
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Star Talk: Stellar Fossils of the Early Universe

Date:¬†October 30th, 7PM – 9PMLocation: Lash Miller Chemical Laboratories¬†Rm 161 This star talk features Dr. Jeremy J. Webb, an Assistant Professor in U of T’s Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics. An NSERC postdoctoral fellow, Professor Webb is currently conducting research on Dynamical Evolution of Star Clusters, Dark Remnants, Dark Matter Substructure, Stellar Streams, Multiple Populations in…
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Star Talk: Warp Drives & Aliens

“Warp Drives & Aliens” with Professor Bryan Gaensler Date & Location: 7:00 PM-8:00 PM Nov. 21, McLennan Physical Laboratories (MP), Room 102, 60 St. George St., Toronto, ON M5S 1A7 Telescope observing: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM on 14th floor of McLennan Physical Laboratories (MP) (weather permitting) — you will be guided to the telescopes. Abstract: Science…
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Star Talk: Quasars – Black Holes You Can “See”

“Quasars – Black Holes You Can ‘See’” with Dr. Patrick Hall Date & Location: 7:00 PM-8:00 PM Oct. 24, McLennan Physical Laboratories (MP), Room 102, 60 St. George St., Toronto, ON M5S 1A7 Telescope observing: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM on 14th floor of McLennan Physical Laboratories (MP) (weather permitting) — you will be guided to the…
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