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Paul Delaney

Expert in astronomy and space exploration

Faculty of Science - Department of Physics & Astronomy

University Professor Emeritus
Former director of the Allan I. Carswell Astronomical Observatory
Former inaugural Allan I. Carswell Chair for the Public Understanding of Astronomy

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York University Observatory
Toronto Star - The amazing promise of Philae and the comet
CTV News - 'It's not the vehicle': Another delay for NASA 'flying saucer'
CTV News - Two-year delay casts fresh doubts on Mars One mission
CBC News - Spring is in the air - and so is a supermoon and solar eclipse
Space - Lifting the Veil on Pluto's Atmosphere
Radio Canada International - Super-moon, blood-moon, super eclipse!
Global News - There’s water on Mars. Now what?
Toronto Star - NASA finds evidence of liquid water on Mars
CP24 - The future is here: What 'Back to the Future' predictions were true?
CTV News - Newly discovered planet 'just around the corner' from Earth
Toronto Star - 2015 moments: Our imagination soars to Mars
Toronto Star - Is a real ninth planet out there beyond Pluto?
Toronto Sun - Could we stand on Planet 9? Heck no
CTV News - 100-year-old theory is correct
Ottawa Citizen - Time under attack at the NRC? Hackers targeted famed Canadian signal
CBC News - Mercury transit: How to watch the rare event
CTV News - Mercury making rare move across the sun
CTV News - Catch a glimpse of Mars
Radio Canada International - Tension mounts as Juno probe nears Jupiter
CTV News - Perseid meteor shower will be extra dazzling this August
CTV News - Extinction-level asteroid could collide with Earth in 2175
CTV News - Earth-like planet found orbiting sun's neighbour
CBCNews: York University to house largest campus telescope in Canada
CBC News - Five things we learned about Saturn from Cassini
Rock95 - Cassini Declared End of Mission


Qilak Award - 2015
Canadian Astronomical Society

Sanford Fleming Award and Citation - 2010
Royal Canadian Institute for Science

University-Wide Teaching Award - 2006
President's Office, York University

Top 10 Lecturers in Ontario - 2005

Faculty of Pure and Applied Science Teaching Award - 1991
York University

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