August 27th, 2013


This fall, Discover the Universe presents several activities to learn more about the fascinating world of astronomy. All our activities are available online, in English and in French and are completely free!

Workshop for teachers – Sept.30 to Oct. 18

Our popular astronomy workshops for teachers are back! These workshops which last three weeks, cover the main astronomy concepts from grades 5 through 8 while providing ideas and resources to be used in class. Over 200 teachers have already discovered the benefits of our workshops! Register now! More info >>>

Special webinar: The Sun and its impacts on our lives –  October 29th 2013

We are now in a solar maximum. What does that mean exactly? Does it affect us? How does the Sun work exactly? What are the impacts of the Sun’s activity? Join us for this special 1hr webinar to learn more about our star and its effects on us. We are pleased to welcome astrophysicist Cassandra Bolduc, a graduate student at the University of Montreal, as our guest speaker. Don’t miss this great opportunity! Tuesday October 29th at 1:30pm (Eastern Daylight Time) – 10:30am (Pacific Daylight Time). More info >>>

Special webinar: Visiting comet – November 21st, 2013

Comet ISON will be visiting us at the end of 2013. Will it be as bright as some people expect? Difficult to say for now, but we can hope! While we wait, join us for this special webinar about comets. You will learn more about their origins, why they sometimes become visible in the sky and the latest details about comet ISON. Thursday November 21st at 1:30 pm (Eastern Standard Time) – 10:30am (Pacific Standard Time) More info >>>

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