Astronomy on Tap ATX #55, April 16, 2019

On April 16, Astronomy on Tap ATX will bring you our 55th event.  At #AoTATX55, Feedback Fighter (Briana Indahl) will tell us about outflows in M82, a galaxy 12 million light-years away.  We will then welcome Ciaran Fairhurst from University of Sussex to update us with the latest research on gravitational waves from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO).  Bond, Carbon-Bond (Brandt Gaches) will conclude the evening with stories about cosmic rays in star formation.

#AoTATX55 will be hosted by our Host Stars, Chaos Cloud (Rebecca Larson) and AstroALee (Dr. Aaron Lee)! In addition, #AoTATX55 will feature Astronomy News by Major Merger (Sinclaire Manning) and Astrobit (Dr. Brian W Mulligan), trivia, and new AoTATX merchandise.  Finally, we will have telescopes on hand to look for exciting objects in the night sky (weather permitting)! Join us for a night full of astronomy fun over pints of beer!

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages! The North Door alley bar opens at 6pm. The show starts at 7:30pm. You can tweet with #AoTATX55 to ask questions during the show!  Find us on Facebook (Astronomy on Tap ATX), Twitter (@AoTATX), and Instagram (@AoTATX).

The North Door (502 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702, Entrance at the back)
Tuesday, April 16, 7:30pm (trivia starts at 7pm, bar opens at 6pm!)

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