McGill Space Institute

Space Debris Removal: Technologies, Missions and Science

28Apr202219:00
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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

11Apr202213:00
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History of Astronomy Drop-in ExhibitionM3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA/libraryCategory: Libraries Science Outreach

The biggest black holes in the Universe

31Mar202219:00
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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

7Apr202219:00
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Virtual event description: M3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA/libraryCategory: Libraries Science Outreach

Telescopes unite in unprecedented observations of famous black hole

Published: 14Apr2021

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...

Experts: Mars 2020’s Perseverance landing in Jezero Crater

Published: 19Feb2021

NASA’s science rover Perseverance, the most advanced astrobiology laboratory ever sent to another world, streaked through the Martian atmosphere on Thursday, February 18 and landed safely on the...

Special Public Lecture - Surveying the Universe

17Nov202019:00
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A very special virtual public lecture by Steven M. Kahn, the Director of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory, a unique new major astronomical facility that will stitch together a completely new image of...

Discovery of a fast radio burst that pulses at regular intervals

Published: 17Jun2020

A Canadian-led team of astronomers, including researchers from McGill University, has discovered that a repeating fast radio burst (FRB) originating from a nearby galaxy pulses at regular intervals...

Canadian astronomers determine Earth’s fingerprint in hopes of finding habitable planets beyond the Solar System

Published: 28Aug2019

Two McGill University astronomers have assembled a “fingerprint” for Earth, which could be used to identify a planet beyond our Solar System capable of supporting life.

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