Astronomy on Tap Oslo: Monday October 30, 2017 at Uhørt

On Monday October 30, AoT Oslo teams up with the UiO Department of Physics for a special Dark Matter event, as part of the international Dark Matter Day. At this spooky event, Are Rakløw and Anders Kvellestad will talk about “Galaxies, Gravitation, and Ghosts”! Plus there will be games, prizes, and candy. Halloween costumes are optional but highly encouraged!
Join us at Uhørt, next to Cafe Sør, at 19:00. Sign up on our facebook event page to show you’re coming.

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AoT Boston on Wednesday, October 25 at Asgard Irish Pub

We are back with our first fall event, this month! This event will take place at the Asgard Irish Pub in Cambridge. Science writer Maia Weinstock will tell us about her upcoming Women of NASA Lego set, and the path she took to make it happen. Dr. Carl Rodriguez will talk about the ground-breaking detection of gravitational waves from merging neutron stars! As usual, we will also have astro news and astronomy-themed games with prizes.
Event is free of charge. Must be 21 years or older.

Where: Asgard Irish Pub & Restaurant (350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139)

When: October 25, 7h00 – 9h00pm

More details at our website.

Astronomy on Tap Los Angeles: October 23, 2017

We will have a special Astronomy on Tap session devoted to the dawn of multi-messenger astronomy with the gravitational and electromagnetic detection of a neutron star merger discovered on October 16, 2017.

Join us at 7:30PM, Monday, October 23rd at Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena, CA. We’ll hear from LIGO scientist, Dr. Jameson Rollins: “LIGO launches the age of multi-messenger astronomy” and from Hubble Space Telescope follow-up team member, Dr. Nadia Blagorodnova: “Stellar Marriages: A Turbulent Story.”  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 Portsmouth #4: 22nd November 2017

Astronomy on Tap – Portsmouth, UK returns with a fun filled evening on The History of The Universe! Come and join us from 7.15pm on 22nd November at the Kings Pub, Albert Road, Southsea. We have talks by two scientists:

Dr Violeta Gonzalez-Perez: From the Greeks to First Light

Mr Robert Hardwick: From First Light to the Beginning of Everything

Doors are open from 7.15pm with the first talk starting at 7.30pm. There will be a quiz with space-themed prizes to be won, and many astronomers to meet and to chat about the answers to all your burning questions!

This event is for ages 16+ (alcohol only served to 18+) and entry is free. For more information please see our website or Facebook event.

This event is brought to you by Astronomy on Tap and The Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation working with University of Portsmouth.

Astronomy on Tap – Lansing – October 2017

Come join us for tale of Cassini’s final plunge into Saturn and the history of the animals we shot into space in the name of Science!

We’ll hear from MSU’s very own Dr. Philipp Grete and PhD student Rachel Frisbie.

We’ll also have trivia and raffles prizes, local scientists and answers to your astronomy questions. What more could you want?

If you’ll be coming hungry, you can grab some pizza for $2 per slice or bring in something from one of your favorite Lansing restaurants.

Doors open at 7pm and the event should start around 7:30pm! As always, this is a FREE event!

We hope to see you there!

More details on Facebook!

AoT-Tucson #41: Habitable Planets @ Borderlands Brewing Co. October 18

Tucson’s local flavor of Astronomy on Tap, #SpaceDrafts, presents its 41st edition this Oct.:

Formation of Habitable Planets
Searching for Earths 

Join postdoc Dr. Gijs Mulders (Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, UA) and Prof. Chris Impey (Associate Dean, College of Science, UA) as they discuss making a Goldilocks planet and finding one.

October 18, 7pm, at the Borderlands Brewing Company (119 E. Toole Ave, Tucson AZ).
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The Borderlands Brewing Company (119 E. Toole Ave., Tucson)

Wednesday, October 18, 7pm (talks starting at 7:30pm)

Please! Thank you!

As always, Space Drafts is FREE and open to all ages! Bring your four-legged friends too!

Astronomy on Tap DC: Oct 30, 2017

Celebrate the 2 year orbit-versary of Astronomy on Tap DC at DC9 Nightclub on Monday, October 30, 2017! We have a special line-up for the night, with talks about:

Infant Galaxies and Alien Atmospheres: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (launching 2019!)Amber Straughn (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

Tyranny of the Rocket EquationRob Coker (former NASA and DOE)

And featuring musical guest, Sarah Stardust: count down to get rocket-launched into laughter and music in the name of science!

Astronomy on Tap DC will be getting into the Halloween spirit with a costume contest, where we want to see your best space, astronomy, and/or sci-fi themed costume! The winner will go home with a nifty nebula glass set from ThinkGeek.

We’ll be joined by astronomy educators from the Public Observatory at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum who will set up telescopes on the rooftop bar after the show for sky gazing (weather permitting).

As always, we’ll have prize giveaways and exclusive Astronomy on Tap DC merchandise, including brand new Astronomy on Tap DC T-shirts, available for a donation.

Doors 7:30, Show 8:00, 21+