Astronomy on Tap Los Angeles: May 15, 2017

Join us at 7:30PM, Monday, May 15th at Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena, CA.  At this event, we’ll learn about black holes and the newly discovered exoplanet system TRAPPIST-1 in talks by Dr. Leo Stein: “The Truth About Black Holes” and by Dr. Courtney Dressing: “A Pub Crawl through the TRAPPIST-1 System.”  In addition, we will host an astronomically-themed quiz with great space-related prizes for our winners.  Come with your science questions, as there will be many world-renowned astronomers to mingle with between talks!  In addition, Der Wolfskopf features a special Astronomy on Tap Happy Hour for discount prices on beer and food throughout our event.

The event is free and open to all ages 21+.  Doors open at 4:00PM.  For more information about our events and affiliated lecture+stargazing series, see our website.

Astronomy on Tap Los Angeles: April 17, 2017

Join us at 7:30PM, Monday, April 17th at Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena, CA.  At this event, we’ll learn about black holes and a newly discovered nearby exoplanet in talks by Maria Okounkova: “Simulating a Black Hole” and by Dr. Devin Silvia: “Proxima b: Our Nearest Exoplanet”  In addition, we will host an astronomically-themed quiz with great space-related prizes for our winners.  Come with your science questions, as there will be many world-renowned astronomers to mingle with between talks!  In addition, Der Wolfskopf features a special Astronomy on Tap Happy Hour for discount prices on beer and food throughout our event.

The event is free and open to all ages 21+.  Doors open at 4:00PM.  For more information about our events and affiliated lecture+stargazing series, see our website.

Astronomy on Tap Los Angeles: March 13, 2017

Join us at 7:30PM, Monday, March 13th at Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena, CA.  At this event, we’ll learn about galaxies and gravitational lenses in talks by Dr. Jorge Moreno: “Galaxies Resisting a Violent Universe” and by Dr. Rachael Livermore: “Magnifying the Universe with Einstein’s Telescopes”  In addition, we will host an astronomically-themed quiz with great space-related prizes for our winners.  Come with your science questions, as there will be many world-renowned astronomers to mingle with between talks!  In addition, Der Wolfskopf features a special Astronomy on Tap Happy Hour for discount prices on beer and food throughout our event.

The event is free and open to all ages 21+.  Doors open at 4:00PM.  For more information about our events and affiliated lecture+stargazing series, see our website.

Astronomy on Tap Los Angeles: February 13, 2017

Join us at 7:30PM, Monday, February 13th at Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena, CA.  At this event, we’ll learn about galaxies and pulsars in talks by Anna Ho: “Pulsars: Spinning Stellar Corpses”, and by Dr. Louis Abramson: “Galaxies are People too!”  In addition, we will host an astronomically-themed quiz with great space-related prizes for our winners.  Come with your science questions, as there will be many world-renowned astronomers to mingle with between talks!  In addition, Der Wolfskopf features a special Astronomy on Tap Happy Hour for discount prices on beer and food throughout our event.

The event is free and open to all ages 21+.  Doors open at 4:00PM.  For more information about our events and affiliated lecture+stargazing series, see our website.

Astronomy on Tap Los Angeles: January 23, 2017

Join us at 7:30PM, Monday, January 23rd at Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena, CA.  At this event, we’ll learn all about dark matter and the speed of light in talks by Dr. Adric Riedel: “The Speed of Light is Slow”, and by Dr. Johanna Teske: “The Discovery of Dark Matter: Vera Rubin’s Missing Nobel Prize”. In addition, we will host an astronomically-themed quiz with great space-related prizes for our winners.  Come with your science questions, as there will be many world-renowned astronomers to mingle with between talks!  In addition, Der Wolfskopf features a special Astronomy on Tap Happy Hour for discount prices on beer and food throughout our event.

The event is free and open to all ages 21+.  Doors open at 4:00PM.  For more information about our events and affiliated lecture+stargazing series, see our website.

Astronomy on Tap Los Angeles #9: December 12, 2016

Join us at 7:30PM, Monday, December 12th at Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena, CA.  At this event, we’ll learn all about galaxies with talks by Ivanna Escala: “Dangerous Galaxies: Strangulation and Cannibalism” and Dr. Jordan Mirocha: “Finding the First Galaxies in the Universe”.  In addition, we will host an astronomically-themed quiz with great space-related prizes for our winners.  Come with your science questions, as there will be many world-renowned astronomers to mingle with between talks!  In addition, Der Wolfskopf features a special Astronomy on Tap Happy Hour for discount prices on beer and food throughout our event.

The event is free and open to all ages 21+.  Doors open at 4:00PM.  For more information about our events and affiliated lecture+stargazing series, see our website.

Astronomy on Tap Los Angeles #8: November 21, 2016

Join us at 7:30PM, Monday, November 21st at Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena, CA.  At this event, we’ll learn about life in the universe and black holes with talks by Dr. Ricky Nilsson: “Astrobiology: From Molecules to Space Robots” and by Hannalore Gerling-Dunsmore: “Black Hole Jeopardy”.  In addition, we will host an astronomically-themed quiz with great space-related prizes for our winners.  Come with your science questions, as there will be many world-renowned astronomers to mingle with between talks!  In addition, Der Wolfskopf features a special Astronomy on Tap Happy Hour for discount prices on beer and food throughout our event.

The event is free and open to all ages 21+.  Doors open at 4:00PM.  For more information about our events and affiliated lecture+stargazing series, see our website.

Astronomy on Tap Los Angeles: October 17-19, 2016

This month we are celebrating Pasadena Astronomy Week by hosting three Astronomy on Tap events in a row with a packed lineup of great speakers!  On Monday, October 17 we will have talks by Dr. Astrid Lamberts: “Where is LIGO’s Detection?” and Dr. Ji Wang: “No More Twinkle Little Star”.  Join us Tuesday, October 18 for talks by Dr. Alex Urban: “Seeing Gravitational Wave Sources” and Dr. Eric Bellm: “Old Telescope Learns New Tricks”.  Finally on Wednesday, October 19, we will hear from Denise Schmitz: “What is Dark Matter?”, and Dr. James Ashley: “Meteorites on Other Planets”.

All of these events will last from 7:30-9:30PM and be held at Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena, CA.  In addition, each will feature an astronomically-themed quiz with great space-related prizes for our winners.  Come with your science questions, as there will be many world-renowned astronomers to mingle with between talks.  In addition, Der Wolfskopf features a special Astronomy on Tap Happy Hour for discount prices on beer and food throughout the night.

These events are free and open to all ages 21+.  Doors open at 4:00PM.  For more information about our related stargazing/lecture series, see our website, and find our more about the Pasadena Astronomy Week, October 16-22.

Astronomy on Tap Los Angeles #4: September 26, 2016

Join us at 7:30PM, Monday, September 26th at Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena, CA.  At this event, we’ll focus on cosmic explosions with talks by Dr. Andreas Faisst: “It all started with a Big Bang” and Dr. Ragnhild Lunnan: “Spectacular Stellar Explosions”.  In addition, we will host an astronomically-themed quiz with great space-related prizes for our winners.  Come with your science questions, as there will be many world-renowned astronomers to mingle with between talks!  In addition, Der Wolfskopf features a special Astronomy on Tap Happy Hour for discount prices on beer and food throughout our event.

The event is free and open to all ages 21+.  Doors open at 4:00PM.  For more information about our events and affiliated lecture+stargazing series, see our website.

Astronomy on Tap Los Angeles #3: August 22, 2016

Join us at 7:30PM, Monday, August 22nd at Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena, CA.  We’ll feature talks by Dr. Marja Seidel: “Galaxies with Edwin” and Dr. Calen Henderson: “Earth through the Looking Glass” covering the search for Earth-like planets in the Universe.  In addition, we will host an astronomically-themed quiz with great space-related prizes for our winners (last month’s prize was an autographed copy of Caltech Professor Kip Thorne‘s new book).  Come with your science-related questions, as there will be many world-renowned astronomers to mingle with and answer your questions!

The event is free and open to all ages 21+.  Doors open at 4:00PM.  For more information about our events and affiliated lecture+stargazing series, see our website.