Faculty of Arts & Science
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
The Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at U of T is Canada's preeminent home for astrophysical research and teaching. Award-winning faculty and talented students enjoy access to the world's major optical, radio and satellite observatories. Pioneering scientists are actively engaged in a wide range of observational and theoretical research on solar system dynamics, stars, stellar systems, the interstellar medium, the galaxy, quasars, galaxy clusters and cosmology. Their combined expertise represents a diversity that is unparalleled in Canada and matched only by top-ranked centres worldwide. With close links to the prestigious Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA) and the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, faculty and students collaborate daily with experts at the cutting edge of the discipline. Students also benefit from direct interactions with a broad range of visiting scholars. Your gift will continue this proud tradition by supporting the new generation of astronomers and astrophysicists who are confronting some of the biggest and most exciting questions about the universe and our place in it.