AoT-CU: The Smallest Pieces of the Universe with Ben Hooberman – April 20

What is the Universe made of, and how does it work on its smallest (and largest) scales? At this month’s Champaign-Urbana Astronomy on Tap we’ll be talking about particle physics with Professor Ben Hooberman from the University of Illinois Physics department. Join us for pizza, beer, and the universe on Thursday, April 20 at 6 pm at Pizza M in Urbana, IL.

This event is hosted by the University of Illinois Department of Astronomy. Everyone is welcome to this free event. For more information, email astro.illini@gmail.com or contact us via Facebook or Twitter, or find us on AstronomyOnTap.org.

AoT-CU: Black Holes with Charles Gammie – March 16

What is a black hole?  If they don’t shine, how do we know they’re there?  At this month’s Champaign-Urbana Astronomy on Tap Prof. Charles Gammie from the University of Illinois Astronomy and Physics departments will lead a discussion of these mysterious objects.  Join us for pizza, beer, and the universe on Thursday, March 16 at 6 pm at Pizza M in Urbana, IL.

This event is hosted by the University of Illinois Department of Astronomy. Everyone is welcome to this free event. For more information, email astro.illini@gmail.com or contact us via Facebook or Twitter, or find us on AstronomyOnTap.org.

AoT-CU: The First Stars with Matt Turk Aug. 18

This month’s Champaign-Urbana Astronomy on Tap will be held Thursday, August 18 at 6 pm at Pizza M in Urbana, IL. Dr. Matt Turk from NCSA and University of Illinois Astronomy Department will lead a discussion about the first stars in the universe over pizza and a few beers!

This event is hosted by the University of Illinois Department of Astronomy. Everyone is welcome to this free event. For more information, email astro.illini@gmail.com or contact us via Facebook or Twitter, or find us on AstronomyOnTap.org.

Are We Alone in the Universe? July 21 With Prof. Leslie Looney at Astronomy on Tap C-U

 

Arguably one of the most important questions we can ask: Are we alone in the Universe? Today, we can tackle this question with more and more scientific evidence that life may be common in our Galaxy. Learn more at this month’s Astronomy on Tap – on Thursday, July 21 at 6pm at Pizza–M in Urbana, IL – with our host, Prof. Leslie Looney from the University of Illinois Department of Astronomy.

This event is hosted by the University of Illinois Department of Astronomy. Everyone is welcome to this free event. For more information, email astro.illini@gmail.com or contact us via Facebook or Twitter, or find us on AstronomyOnTap.org.

Dark Matter with Prof. Jeff Filippini at Astronomy on Tap C-U

What is dark matter, and how do we know it’s there? Join us on Thursday, June 16 at 6 pm at Pizza M in Urbana, IL where Prof. Jeff Filippini from the University of Illinois Physics Department will discuss what we know about this mysterious substance and how we can go about learning more.

This event is hosted by the University of Illinois Department of Astronomy. Everyone is welcome to this free event. For more information, email astro.illini@gmail.com or contact us via Facebook or Twitter.

Galaxies with Dr. Felipe Menanteau at Astro On Tap C-U (Urbana, IL)

 

Science is even better with beer!

This month’s Champaign-Urbana Astronomy on Tap will be held Thursday, May 19 at 6 pm at Pizza M (208 W. Main St. Urbana, IL). Prof. Felipe Menanteau from NCSA and University of Illinois Astronomy Department will lead a discussion about galaxies – the building blocks of the Universe and the tracer of the its evolution over cosmic times – over pizza and a few beers!

This event is hosted by the University of Illinois Department of Astronomy. Everyone is welcome to this free event. For more information, check out our local Astronomy on Tap page, email astro.illini@gmail.com, contact us via Facebook or Twitter.