The magic of a solar eclipse

Streamed live: Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:00 p.m. EDT

It’s being called the celestial event of a lifetime. Watch this episode of the McGill News webcast when we speak with two of the University’s top astrophysicists, and one of Canada’s leading science journalists, who will explain the mystery behind solar eclipses and share tips on how to safely enjoy the total eclipse that will darken the skies over a diagonal swath of North America on April 8.


Prof. Nicolas Cowan, BSc’04, Associate Professor, Departments of Physics and Earth & Planetary Sciences; Canada Research Chair, Planetary Climate; Member, Trottier Space Institute at McGill


Andrew Fazekas, BScAgr’93, MSc’97, science writer and broadcaster; Past President, Montreal chapter of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Moderated by Derek Cassoff, Managing Director, Communications, McGill University Advancement

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