To infinity and beyond: $26 million to propel space research at McGill University and Université de Montréal to the outer limits

Published: 21 November 2022

The McGill Space Institute (MSI) and the Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx) at Université de Montréal are at the forefront of the exhilarating pace of space research, helping to advance...

AstroMcGill Public Lecture: Planets Near and Far

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 19:00to20:30

How did planets form? Is our solar system rare or unique? Where will we find life and what will it look like?3480 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E9, CA/scienceCategory: Public outreach...

Astronomers detect a radio “heartbeat” billions of light-years from Earth

Published: 13 July 2022

Astronomers at McGill University, MIT and elsewhere have detected a strange and persistent radio signal from a far-off galaxy, that appears to be flashing with surprising regularity. Classified as...

Space Debris Removal: Technologies, Missions and Science

Thursday, April 28, 2022 19:00to20:00

Join us for our next virtual public lecture on April 28th at 7pm, with McGill Prof.Online/Virtual, CA/scienceCategory: Public outreach...

History of Astronomy Drop-in Exhibition

Monday, April 11, 2022 13:00to15:00

History of Astronomy Drop-in Exhibition3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA/libraryCategory: Libraries Science Outreach

The biggest black holes in the Universe

Thursday, March 31, 2022 19:00to20:00

Join us for our next public lecture on March 31st at 7pm, with Prof. Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo from l’Université de Montréal to learn about the largest black holes in the universe!Online/Virtual, CA...

Talking Telescopes

Thursday, April 7, 2022 19:00to20:30

Virtual event description: 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA/libraryCategory: Libraries Science Outreach

Telescopes unite in unprecedented observations of famous black hole

Published: 14 April 2021

In April 2019, scientists released the first image of a black hole in the galaxy M87 using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). However, that remarkable achievement was just the beginning of the...


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