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CITA and DI are hosting Atacama Large Millimeter Array day (ALMA) on Monday  March 17, 2014. There will be
visitors coming from  March 13th to March 19th 2014. A few ALMA-related seminars will be given on Monday.

Organizer: Quang Nguyen Luong

All seminars are open for CITA/DI and public in MP1318.

Monday 17 March 2014
11.00 – 12.00    ALMA observatory (Tracey Hill, ALMA…

India-LIGO: Is IndiGO a go?

Jammu, India –

The Indian Prime Minister  Manmohan Singh announced Monday that India intends to host the third LIGO detector. The Prime Minister made the announcement as he inaugurated the 101st Indian Science Congress at the University of Jammu on February 3rd, 2014.

“India will partner the international scientific community in the establishment of some of the world’s major R&D…

CITA co-founder, Professor Peter G. Martin, FRSC, is honored

CASCA recognizes Martin with the 2014 Executive Award for Outstanding Service for his sustained contributions to astronomy in Canada 

The Canadian Astronomical Society President Laura Ferrarese made the announcement today with evident pleasure. “For more than four decades, Dr. Martin has been a driving force and steadfast supporter of astronomy in Canada,” she said. “In bestowing t…

U of T Magazine profiles the CITAzen behind the web service Ask an Astronomer

CITA graduate student Yevgeni Kissin founded and maintains the Q&A service. 

Yevgeni Kissin is a graduate student being supervised by CITA professor Chris Thompson. The question Kissin is asking in his research concerns stellar evolution: “How does angular momentum impact the observable properties of stars?”

Kissin founded the web-based service on the U of T’s communal astronomy…

Professor Joseph Silk, FRS, to deliver the 16th Sackler Lecture

CITA announces the 16th Sackler Lecture will be delivered by Joseph Ivor Silk who has done outstanding work to understand the very early universe.

Professor Silk will visit CITA April 21-25, 2014.

His public talk entitled “From Here to Eternity” will be Tue, Apr 22, 2014, 7:30 PM in the Koffler Building, 569 Spadina Avenue, main auditorium, west of CITA offices in McLennan…

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