1. Professors Are Great


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    • Forum on the Middle East


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      Last Wednesday, the SUNY Plattsburgh Muslim Student Association, along with the Model United Nations organized a forum for discussion about the recent events in the Middle East including the Tunisian…

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      • …to the Dunlap Institute


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        In this video, Professor Peter Martin recounts the decision to sell the David Dunlap Observatory and finance a new unit within the University of Toronto from this sale: the Dunlap Institute. This…

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        • From UofT's David Dunlap Observatory...


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          A few decades after the construction of the David Dunlap Observatory, the farmland around Richmond Hill turned into suburbs, and light pollution had become an issue. Gradually, the faculty moved from…

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          • What Do Telescopes Do When No One Is Looking?


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            Gone are the days when astronomers would sit at the eyepiece of a hand-made telescope and draw sketches of what they saw. Today's large glass and steel structures are motorized and computerized. They…

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            • The Future of Telescopes and the Dunlap Institute


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              Combine a gift from the Dunlap family with Canada's involvement in the next generation of large telescopes, and you have a recipe for success. Whether it is for telescopes on the ground (Atacama…

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              • Early 1930s Telescope Construction


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                Before the Dunlap Institute, there was the David Dunlap Observatory. Built by the University of Toronto in farmland 22km North of the University of Toronto's main campus, the David Dunlap Observatory…

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                • The Inner Life of Boring Galaxies


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                  Dunlap Fellow Anne-Marie Weijmans peers beyond the visible surface of the most bland galaxies: the elliptical ones. This reveals their inner nature, and the invisible stuff called dark matter (for…

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                  • Planets Caught Between a Robot and a Cool Star


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                    A robotic telescope does the hard work of looking for planets around 100,000 of the tiniest — and most common — stars in our galaxy. When the robot is onto something, Dunlap Fellow Nick Law flies…

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                    • The Telescope is Not Enough


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                      On its own, a telescope yields beautiful images to look at — but to do science, you need to turn these images into data. Dunlap Fellow Suresh Sivanandam designs and tests scientific instruments that…

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