Astronomy on Tap DC – Sep 21

Astronomy on Tap returns to DC on Wednesday, Sep 21st at a new location, DC9 (2nd floor)! We are thrilled to be hosted by a larger venue, with more screens throughout the bar which will make the presentations accessible to everyone. Similar to past events, we will have outstanding talks, prize giveaways for Astronomy Bingo, and we will be introducing Astronomy trivia, featuring exclusive Astronomy on Tap DC pint glasses as prizes.

Our talk line-up for the night:

OSIRIS-REx: Playing TAG with the asteroid Bennu – Cristina Thomas (NASA GSFC)

Aliens: The Science Behind the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence – Justin Linford (The George Washington University)

Earthlike, schmearthlike – what’s the deal with Proxima B? – Daniel Angerhausen (NASA GSFC)

Please note, other than a couple of booths, DC9 is standing room only.

Doors at 7:30, talks at 8:00, 21+

 

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