Free Science Events in Toronto for February 2020

January 31, 2020 | Ranald

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The Business, Science & Technology Department of North York Central Library compiles a monthly calendar of free science and applied science events in Toronto. Applied science includes health, gardening, pets and food - all subjects found in the department's collections. Here is the February calendar (PDF).

February's highlights include:

Feb. 6. Dark energy: The weirdest 70% of the Universe. It seems that majority of the Universe is made out of dark energy, stuff that is completely unlike anything else we have ever encountered. Why do we believe this and what do we actually know about this enigmatic substance?

Feb. 16. High Park Sunday Walking Tour: Winter Tree Identification. Led by Jaclyn Scobie, Urban Forestry.

Feb. 20. Climate Ventures Mornings: A Conversation with Peter McArthur. Centre for Social Innovation's Climate Ventures Mornings is a chance to hear from the city’s top climate entrepreneurs and leaders.

The Toronto Public Library also offers many free science and applied science events:

Can't attend a program? Try some of these new science and applied science books:

Extraterrestrial languages    Desert navigator the journey of an ant    An underground guide to sewers or Down  through and out in Paris  London  New York    The lost planets Peter van de Kamp and the vanishing exoplanets around Barnard's Star

Repowering cities governing climate change mitigation in New York City  Los Angeles  and Toronto    Glacier nature and culture    Change maker turn your passion for health and fitness into a powerful purpose and a wildly successful career    Find your path unconventional lessons from 36 leading scientists and engineers

A woman in engineering memoirs of a trailblazer    Epidemics and the modern world    The angel and the assassin the tiny brain cell that changed the course of medicine    A new coast strategies for responding to devastating storms and rising seas