Discover the Universe is offered by the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics and the Canadian Astronomical Society in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec.


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Astro at home

Join us every weekday at 2 p.m. (EDT/ Toronto time) on YouTube. We'll cover a wide variety of subjects and often feature fascinating guest speakers.
This page will be updated regularly. Please come back for more information!

This program is also offered in French

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, as a way to help parents at home with their young ones, Discover the Universe is offering daily astronomy activities for children aged 8-12.


Join us live on YouTube where we will cover a wide variety of Astronomy subjects with the goal of engaging learners at home. Once it's over, check the YouTube video description for links to resources and activities you can try at home!

Meet guest speakers from our partner organisations!

You can find links to activities and resources in the descriptions of the YouTube videos. 

Week 3 — march 30 - April 3, 2020

Astronomy News
Asteroids & Comets
Questions & Answers

Week 2 — march 23-27, 2020

Gravitational Waves
Black Holes
Meet the Planets!
Do Aliens Exist?

Week 1 — march 17-20, 2020

From Earth to Infinity
Measuring the Expanding Universe
Measuring the Earth
What Can I See in the Night Sky?