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Astronomy on Tap ATX #8: June 30 at The North Door

We’re back at our new venue, The North Door, on a special day of the month, with 3 out of this world science talks:

The Zoo of Galaxies in our Nearby Universe
Extragalactic Educator (aka Dr. Irina Marinova) will talk about her studies of the wide variety of gorgeous galaxies in the Universe.

A Half-Century of Spacewalkers
Captain Exoplanet (Marshall Johnson) who’ll talk about the 50 year history of humans walking in space.

Astronomy at the South Pole
South Pole Tommy (Dr. Tom Crawford) will tell us why the South Pole is a great place to do astronomy (and he’ll show pictures of penguins, too!).

Where?
The North Door, 502 Brushy St., Austin, TX 78702

When?
Tuesday June 30th, 7.30pm (trivia starts at 7pm)

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages!

July 14th: Astronomy on Tap in New Haven, CT

The next Astronomy on Tap in New Haven, CT will take place at 8 PM in the back room of BAR on Tuesday July 14th! Our speakers will be:

VUMPS: Delivering a spectrograph to Lithuania – Tyler McCracken (Postdoctoral Associate – Yale Astronomy Department)

New Horizons: Today’s the day we’ll take our best ever picture of Pluto – Michelle Collins (Hubble Fellow – Yale Astronomy Department; aka The Running Astronomer)

Sunlight: From Quantum Birth Through a 100,000 Year-Long Journey – Eilat Glikman (Assistant Professor – Middlebury Physics Department; watch Eilat discuss her exciting new research on The Teenage Years of Quasars)

We will also have prize give-aways and astronomy-themed drinks! Event is 21+

RSVP here

 

 

Future Telescopes on Thursday, June 18 at the Way Station in Brooklyn, 7–9:30 pm

For over four hundred years astronomers have been building ever bigger and better telescopes with which to explore the Universe. From the simple spyglass telescopes have become incredible feats of design, engineering, and technology. Learn about the future of telescopes on Earth and in space with Astronomy on Tap at the Way Station on Thursday, June 18!

What & Who:

When:
7 – 9:30 pm
Thursday, June 18

Where:
Way Station

683 Washington Ave (between St. Marks & Prospect)
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn