2021 Grandes conférences de l’iREx – Webb: the countdown has begun!

The Webb Telescope is the most complex observatory ever sent into space… and Canada played an important role in its design! Join us for a special edition of our Grandes conférences de l’iREx on November 17,…

Science Literacy Week 2021

This activity has ended, but you can watch the replay on our YouTube channel. As part of Science Literacy Week, the Institute for Research on Exoplanets proposes a virtual activity called Venus, Earth and Mars: only…

Eclipse Chasers

From June 5 to 15, become an Eclipse Chaser! Complete the different missions to collect points and you could win prizes! This activity is aimed at kids and their families. Deadline: June 15th 2021 Limited spots!…

La petite école de l’espace is back on May 22, 2021!

Marie-Eve and Frédérique will be happy to see your children again at the Petite école de l’espace on Saturday, May 22 from 10:00 am to 10:30 am! During this online event, astrophysicists Frédérique Baron and Marie-Eve Naud tell space-themed stories and…

Moon Hunt

During the month of April, participate in our Moon Hunt! Complete the different missions to collect points and you could win prizes! This activity is aimed at kids and their families. Deadline: May 5th 2021 Limited…

Astronomer in Your Classroom – 24h of Science

The Institute for Research on Exoplanets, in collaboration with the Centre de recherche en astrophysique du Québec (CRAQ) and the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic, is organizing the “Astronomer in Your Virtual Classroom” activity within the framework of…

An event for college students : Soirée d’initiation à la recherche en astrophysique

The Institute for research on exoplanets, in collaboration with the Department of Physics of the Université de Montréal and the Centre de recherche en astrophysique du Québec organizes the Soirée d’initiation à la recherche en astrophysique,…

Look up Challenge!

JOIN THE #LOOKUPCHALLENGE HERE! The holidays will undoubtedly be different this year. You may not be able to see all your loved ones… but you will all be under the same sky! The institute partners with…

2020 Grandes conférences de l’iREx – Finding an Alien Biosphere… on Venus?

Extraterrestrial life… on Venus?? Join us for the 2020 Grande conference de l’iREx to learn all about the recent discovery of phosphine, a potential biosignature, in the atmosphere of Venus. The talk will take place online…

astroMIL 2020: “Together under the same sky”

The fourth edition of our astronomy-themed event at the Université de Montréal’s MIL campus MIL was enjoyed from the comfort of our homes this year. The event took place on the evening of August 12th which…