Astronomy on Tap ATX #31: May 16, 2017

This May, we present three exciting talks:

Ice in the Martian Utopia Region
(Martian Ice Queen aka. Cassie Stuurman)

Dusty Galaxies viewed from Radio Eyes
Why some galaxies are dusty and how do we study them? (Dr. Chao-Ling Hung)

The History of the original Hubble Deep Field
(Dr. Mark Dickinson)

AoTATX31 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! In addition, AoTATX31 will feature Astronomy in the News, trivia, and some brand new giveaways.  Finally, Melissa Morris from UT Astronomy 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!

Where?
The North Door (502 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702, Entrance at the back)

When?
Tuesday, May 16, 7:30pm (trivia starts at 7pm, bar opens at 6 pm!)

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages!

Astronomy on Tap ATX #30: Apr 18, 2017

This April, we present three exciting talks:

What Big Stars Go BOOM?
The explosion at the death of massive stars (Dr. BOOM aka. Dr. Chris Lindner)

Comets: Tracers of Our Past
How to learn our past from comets? (Dr. Anita Cochran)

Science Policy and You
How science policy affects our life? (Max Parks)

AoTATX30 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! In addition, AoTATX30 will feature Astronomy in the News, trivia, and some brand new giveaways.  Finally, Melissa Morris from UT Astronomy 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!

Where?
The North Door (502 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702, Entrance at the back)

When?
Tuesday, April 18, 7:30pm (trivia starts at 7pm, bar opens at 6 pm!)

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages!

Astronomy on Tap ATX #29: Mar 21, 2017

This March, we present three exciting talks:

Dwarf Satellites of the Local Group
The small neighbors of our Milky Way (Andreia Carrillo)

Enceladus, Titan, and Astrobiology
What we can learn about astrobiology from Saturn’s moons (Danny Krolikowski)

Uncovering Stellar Fossils with Galactic Archaeology
The history of galaxies learned from stars (Director of Dark Matter aka. Prof. Mike Boylan-Kolchin)

AoTATX29 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! In addition, AoTATX29 will feature Astronomy in the News, trivia, and some brand new giveaways. Local artists will also have astronomy related art on display and the 5th Dimension Books community book store will be parked outside. Finally, Melissa Morris from UT Astronomy 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!

Where?
The North Door (502 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702, Entrance at the back)

When?
Tuesday, March 21, 7:30pm (trivia starts at 7pm, bar opens at 6 pm!)

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages!

Astronomy on Tap ATX #28: Feb 21, 2017 @The North Door

This February, we present three exciting talks:

Galaxies and Beer Have Much More in Common than You Think
Distant galaxies and their connection with beer (Cosmic Brewery aka. Dr. Greg Zeimann)

Dancing with the Undead (Stars)
Variability of white dwarfs (Stardust Necromancer aka. Dr. Mike Montgomery)

The Role of Technology in Space and Spy Mission
Featuring hands on demo with real gadgets (Dr. Standoff van de Watt aka. Daniel G. Benes)

AoTATX#28 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! In addition, AoTATX#28 will feature Astronomy in the News, trivia, and some brand new giveaways. Local artists will also have astronomy related art on display and the 5th Dimension Books community book store will be parked outside. Finally, our own Star Party Queen (Lara Eakins) 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!

Where?
The North Door (501 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702, Entrance at the back)

When?
Tuesday, February 21, 7.30pm (trivia starts at 7pm, bar opens at 6 pm!)

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages!

Astronomy on Tap ATX #27: Jan 17 @The North Door

Happy New Year! In the first AoTATX show of 2017, we present three awesome talks:

We Will be Able to Detect Evidence for Life on Other Planets without Going There?
Detectability of life evidence on exoplanets (My Favorite Martian aka. Prof. Dan Jaffe)

The Discovery of Proxima b and the Habitability of Exoplanets
Earth-size planet around our nearest neighbor (Dr. Mike Endl)

Why Scientists and Fiction Writers Have More in Common than They Think They Do?
Overlap of science and fiction (Sailor Moontornvat aka. Christina Soontornvat; @soontornvat)

AoTATX#27 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! In addition, AoTATX#27 will feature Astronomy in the News, trivia, and some brand new giveaways. Local artists will also have astronomy related art on display and the 5th Dimension Books community book store will be parked outside. Finally, our own Star Party Queen (Lara Eakins) 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!

 

Where?
The North Door (501 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702, Entrance at the back)

When?
Tuesday, January 17, 7.30pm (trivia starts at 7pm, bar opens at 6 pm!)

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages!

Astronomy on Tap ATX #26: Dec 20 @The North Door

***The entrance will be back at The North Door, and a second bar will open starting from 6 pm! Look around for Space Cadets and The North Door staff when you arrive.***

In December, we present three awesome talks:

Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse! (And exploding stars)
Betelgeuse and exploding stars (Champagne Supernova aka. Sarafina Nance)

The Biggest Black Holes in the Universe
The most massive black holes ever existed in the universe (All About Nothing aka. Prof. Karl Gebhardt)

Making Our Way through the Multiverse
A trip to the multiverse, and what does that mean (AstroBoz aka. Dr. Brandon Bozek)

AoTATX#26 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, Chaos Cloud (Rebecca Larson) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! In addition, AoTATX#26 will feature Astronomy in the News, trivia, and some brand new giveaways. Local artists will also have astronomy related art on display and the 5th Dimension Books community book store will be parked outside. Finally, our own Star Party Queen (Lara Eakins) 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!

Where?
The North Door (501 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702, Entrance at the back)

When?
Tuesday, December 20, 7.30pm (trivia starts at 7pm, bar opens at 6 pm!)

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages!

Astronomy on Tap ATX #25: November 15 @The North Door

***The entrance will be back at The North Door, and a second bar will open starting from 6 pm! Look around for Space Cadets and The North Door staff when you arrive.***

In November, we present three awesome talks:

Imaging Exoplanets: The Pathway from Super-Jupiters to Earth 2.0
Direct imaging of exoplanets and characterizing exo-Earths (Dr. Brendan Bowler)

The Radio Renaissance: Mapping the Long-Wavelength Universe
The exciting future of radio astronomy (WhataMerger Jr. aka. Jackie Champagne)

Small Galaxies Looming Larger in the Local Universe
The small galaxies in the neighborhood of our Milky Way (Dr. Kristen McQuinn)

AoTATX#23 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, Chaos Cloud (Rebecca Larson) and AstroBoz (Dr. Brandon Bozek)! Please join us to give them a warmest welcome and be amazed by the Universe.

Where?
The North Door (501 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702, Entrance at the back)

When?
Tuesday, November 15, 7.30pm (trivia starts at 7pm, bar opens at 6 pm!)

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages!

Astronomy on Tap ATX #24: October 18 @The North Door

***The entrance will be back at The North Door, and a second bar will open starting from 6 pm! Look around for Space Cadets and The North Door staff when you arrive.***

In October, we present three awesome talks:

Will They Call Me on My Cellphone?
How the Drake Equation Estimates the Odd of Finding ET by Star Maker (Yao-Lun Yang)

The Black Holes Failed to Become Supermassive
What are intermediate mass black holes, and why they are interesting among the black holes family by Dr. Black Hole Momma (Dr. Eva Noyola)

Observing Distant Universe
What makes the distant universe different, and how do we see it by Feedback Fighter (Briana Indahl)

AoTATX#23 will be hosted by our Host Stars duo, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Dr. Brandon Bozek)! Please join us to give them a warmest welcome and be amazed by the Universe.

Where?
The North Door (501 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702, Entrance at the back)

When?
Tuesday, October 18, 7.30pm (trivia starts at 7pm, bar opens at 6 pm!)

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages!

Astronomy on Tap ATX #23: September 20 @The North Door

***The entrance will be back at The North Door, and a second bar will open starting from 6 pm! Look around for Space Cadets and The North Door staff when you arrive.***

In September, we present three awesome talks:

The Future of Interplanetary Travel
The prospects for human travel in the next few decades by Leon Vanstone.

Will They Call Me on My Cellphone?
How the Drake Equation Estimates the Odd of Finding ET by Star Maker (Yao-Lun Yang)

How to Detect Something We Can’t See?
Dark Matter and How Do We Find It by Astrobit (Brian Mulligan).

AoTATX#23 will be hosted by our Host Stars duo, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! Please join us to give them a warmest welcome and be amazed by the Universe.

Where?
The North Door (501 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702, Entrance at the back)

When?
Tuesday, September 20, 7.30pm (trivia starts at 7pm, bar opens at 6 pm!)

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages!

Astronomy on Tap ATX #22: August 16 @The North Door

***The entrance will be back at The North Door, and a second bar will open starting from 6 pm! Look around for Space Cadets and The North Door staff when you arrive.***

In August, we present three awesome talks:

Exploding Stars and Runaway Universe
Supernovae and Expanding Universe by MC SuperDuper Nova(Dr. Jeff Silverman).

Celestial Music: The surprising intersection of the stars and classical music through the ages
by Chris Johnson (Music Director from KMFA Classical 89.5 FM)

The Light from the Most Massive Galaxies
Massive Galaxies and Why They are so Interesting by Dr. Caitlin Casey.

AoTATX#22 will be hosted by our Host Stars duo, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! Please join us to give them a warmest welcome and be amazed by the Universe.

Where?
The North Door (501 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702, Entrance at the back)

When?
Tuesday, August 16, 7.30pm (trivia starts at 7pm, bar opens at 6 pm!)

As always, AoTATX is FREE and open to all ages!