- Observational Research
- Public Outreach
- Dunlap Fellowship
The Dunlap’s Prof. Keith Vanderlinde will speak at the 2014 TEDxToronto, Oct. 2nd.
A team of astronomers has found a lower than expected abundance of water vapour in the atmospheres of three Jupiter-like planets beyond our Solar System.
Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto, announces new director, astronomer Prof. Bryan Gaensler.
A Planck Space Telescope image released May 6 2014 reveals the magnetic fingerprint of the Milky Way Galaxy.
Keith Vanderlinde of the Dunlap Institute is one of 44 U of T scientists awarded over $12 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation.
An international team of astronomers, including Prof. Dae-Sik Moon at the University of Toronto, has measured for the first time the abundance of phosphorus created in a supernova explosion. “These five elements are essential to life and can only be created in massive stars,” says Moon. “They are scattered throughout our galaxy when the star explodes, and they become part of other stars, planets and ultimately, humans. This is why Carl Sagan said we are made of ‘starstuff’.”
In June 2014, the Canadian Astronomical Society Société Canadienne d’Astronomie will present the inaugural Dunlap Award for Innovation in Astronomical Research Tools at the society’s annual meeting in Quebec City. The Dunlap Award is to be presented to an individual or team for the design,…
The Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto, announces the inauguration of an international award named the Dunlap Prize. “Our vision for the award,” says the Dunlap Institute’s interim director, Peter Martin, “is to recognize an individual whose remarkable achievements resonate with our…
9 June 2013 – Bronze and Silver CASE Awards for astronomy public outreach. The Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics has won two CASE awards for its 2012 Transit of Venus at Varsity Stadium public outreach event. The gathering was one of the largest astronomy…