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Trottier Symposium: Are We Alone?

Mon, 2014-10-06 17:00 - Tue, 2014-10-07 19:30
Price: FREE

Join us for the Lorne Trottier 2014 Public Science Symposium!

Limited seats!! No reservations, just drop by--first come, first serve!

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New Nature Talk @ Redpath Museum: INTERSTELLAR

Sun, 2014-11-09 16:00 - 17:00
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

The Astronomy!

A SPECIAL post-release discussion of the movie INTERSTELLAR with Robert Rutledge (McGill Physics). Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Matthew McConaghey, this film features a team of space travelers who manage to get through a wormhole. The US/Canada Release of the film is Friday November 7th. We will host a post-viewing conversation and discussion on the astronomy of the movie.

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The Star of Bethlehem

Sun, 2013-12-08 14:00 - 15:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: FREE, Everyone welcome.

By Bruno Paul Stenson.

A beloved part of the Christmas nativity story is that of the star that leads the Wise Men to Jesus in Bethlehem. Could a star really do that? Was it even a star like those in the night sky, or could it have been another astronomical phenomenon? Those questions and many more are examined in this lecture.
FREE, Everyone welcome. In Auditorium.
IMAGE: Sky over Bethlehem. NASA.
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Source Site: /redpath

The Star of Bethlehem

Sun, 2013-12-15 14:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free, everyone welcome. No reservation necessary.
By Bruno Paul Stenson. A beloved part of the Christmas nativity story is that of the star that leads the Wise Men to Jesus in Bethlehem. Could a star really do that? Was it even a star like those in the night sky, or could it have been another astronomical phenomenon? Those questions and many more are examined in this lecture.
FREE, Everyone welcome. No reservation necessary.
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Source Site: /redpath
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McGill researchers explore big questions about universe

Team led by Prof. Alexander Maloney among winners of New Frontiers in Astronomy & Cosmology international competition
Thu, 2012-10-04 14:58

A research team led by McGill University Physics Prof. Alexander Maloney is among the winners of the New Frontiers in Astronomy & Cosmology International Grant and Essay Competition who will present their winning proposals and essays in a joint conference Oct. 12 and 13 at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.

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