Tag Archives: astronomy

Media Advisory: Talk to an expert about the solar eclipse; visit the York U Solar Fair

TORONTO, Monday, August 14, 2017 – Ask a York University expert about the upcoming solar eclipse now, and watch the event unfold later at York University’s Solar Fair on Monday, Aug. 21, where telescopes will be set up for viewing. Visitors will also be able to watch the path of the solar eclipse live on […]

York U astronomy experts available to comment on Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary

TORONTO, April 22, 2015 – This Friday will be the 25th anniversary of the deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope by the space shuttle Discovery. Five servicing missions later, the telescope continues to be very productive. Often referred to as astronomy’s ‘discovery machine,’ it is one of the most iconic telescopes ever created. The following […]