AoT EDI #2 – ‘Festival Brew’, 10th April @ The Tron

Join us for ‘Astronomy on Tap’ here in Scotland’s capital city, this month as a listed part of the world-famous Edinburgh International Science Festival!

Where: The Tron pub, 9 Hunter Square, Edinburgh

When: Tuesday 13th March

Time: Doors open 19:30, ready to start at 20:00


Dr Adam Stevens (UK Centre for Astrobiology, Edinburgh)
Adam is currently a postdoctoral researcher. He investigates habitability in the solar system, and the best ways to look for it. His work involves simulating extraterrestrial environments in the laboratory and in the field, and he is often very nasty to microbes.

Dr Rachael Livermore (University of Melbourne, Australia)
… The Universe
Rachael is currently a postdoctoral researcher. While carrying out postdoctoral studies at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, in 2014, she became a founding member of Astronomy on Tap ATX. She has been heavily involved in both organising and participating in a range of astronomy outreach events throughout her career, and also extends this work through science fiction conventions worldwide.

Matjaz Vidmar (Royal Observatory Edinburgh)
… And Everything
Matjaz is a PhD student in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies,  He is an (Astro)Physicist by training, with further degrees in Social Science. He is involved in several international initiatives and projects to develop the future of space exploration and industry, and is an award winning science communicator with projects delivered in several countries and in leading science and arts venues. 


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