Events

Upcoming Events

Santa Barbara, CA
Wednesday, May 4: AoT SB Star Wars Special

Tucson, AZ
Wednesday, May 11: SpaceDrafts #24

Columbus, OH
Thursday, May 12: AoT Columbus RELOADED!

Lansing, MI
Thursday, May 12: AoT LAN #9

Austin, TX
Tuesday, May 17: AoTATX#19

Urbana, IL
Thursday, May 19: Galaxies at Pizza M

Palo Alto, CA
Wednesday, May 25: AoT Bay Area: Spring Edition

New York, NY
Wednesday, May 25: AoT NYC at Pint of Science

Seattle, WA
Wednesday, May 25: AoT Seattle at Hilliard’s Beer

Washington, DC
Wednesday, May 25: Astronomy on Tap, DC

 

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What to Expect

Astronomy on Tap is not your typical science lecture. Each event features several short accessible, engaging science presentations on topics ranging from planets around other stars to supermassive black holes to the beginning of the Universe.

Presenters are your neighbors, who also happen to be scientists and educators at local research and educational institutions or their collaborators and friends who are visiting or passing through town. This is their chance to share their most recent research results, experiment with new ways of explaining their explorations of the Universe, and to be honest about which over-hyped results are complete and utter bull sh–.

We strive for a relaxed and informal atmosphere (okay, fine, the booze helps), and there is always lots of time to ask questions and interact with the presenters and other scientists who inevitably tag along for the beer.

Most events have games and prizes to test and reward your new-found knowledge, and you could even win Neil Tyson’s Trash Treasures (TM) in NYC! But don’t tell Neil Tyson lest he wise up and change the lock on his office door. 😉