Contemplating the Cosmos

Thousands of spectators witnessed a double celestial phenomenon on the St. George campus

She Walks in Beauty

Astronomer Helen Sawyer Hogg not only researched the stars, but explained them in a heavenly manner to students and the public

U of T’s World Wide Web

The university’s scholars are collaborating with partners in every region of the globe to answer questions that challenge us all

A New Kind of Telescope

The Dragonfly telescope created at U of T and Yale has led to the discovery of never-before-seen celestial structures

Bringing the Universe Down to Earth

Student scientists at Astronomy Summer School learn how to design the instruments that show us the cosmos

First Contact

A professor at the Dunlap Institute is trying to answer one of the biggest questions in all of science: Is there intelligent life beyond Earth?

Illustration by Simon Pemberton

Planet Hunters

With the discovery of hundreds of worlds around other stars, will we find that Earth is not alone in bearing life?

Scanning the Arctic Skies

Scanning the Arctic Skies

Clear and dark during the winter, Canada’s North is the perfect place for a new U of T astronomy project

Photo by Hill Peppard

Looking Skyward

James Graham aims for the stars as Dunlap Institute’s first director

Tag: Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics