Astronomy on Tap ATX #37: October 24, 2017

*** AoTATX this month will be at the 4th Tuesday, October 24th ***

This October, we present three exciting talks given by three amazing astronomers, who travel to Austin for the Frank N. Bash Symposium 2017!  Dr. Johnanna Teske will talk about the planets around “solar-twin” stars; Dr. Greg Mosby will talk how to find signal in noise to understand galaxy evolution; and finally, Dr. Coral Wheeler will show us the history of small galaxies.

AoTATX37 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Dr. Brandon Bozek)! In addition, AoTATX37 will feature Astronomy in the News, trivia, and brand new AoTATX magnets. Pueblo Viejo will be opened for tacos!  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!

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

When?
Tuesday, October 24, 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 #36: September 19, 2017

This September, we present three exciting talks:

First Stars and Galaxies
(Prof. Volker Bromm)

The Night Sky Festival: How Stars Waltz, Mosh, and Line Dance
(Dr. Greg Mace)

Stay tune for the announcement of the last speaker!

AoTATX36 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! In addition, AoTATX36 will feature Astronomy in the News, trivia, and brand new AoTATX magnets. Pueblo Viejo will be opened for tacos!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!

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

When?
Tuesday, September 19, 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 #35: August 15, 2017

This August, AoTATX35 brings you exciting talks about extragalactic jets, gravitational lensing, and more. Briana Indahl will talk about how she uses McDonald Observatory to study jets from other galaxies; MC high-z (Dr. Racheal Livermore) will talk about gravitational lensing, and why it’s awesome. More detail will be announced soon. Stay tune, and follow us on facebook and twitter.

 

AoTATX35 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! In addition, AoTATX35 will feature Astronomy in the News, trivia, and brand new AoTATX magnets. 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!

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

When?
Tuesday, August 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 #34: July 18, 2017

This May, we present three exciting talks:

Solar Eclipse Across America
(Silver SFR aka. Dr. Keely Finkelstein)

Adaptive Optics: How Secret Military Tech was Reverse Engineered for SCIENCE
What’s adaptive optics, and how does it help us understand the universe? (Ultracool Tool aka. Dr. Trent Dupuy)

The Story of Young Planets
(Dr. Andrew Mann)

AoTATX34 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! In addition, AoTATX34 will feature Astronomy in the News, trivia, and brand new AoTATX magnets. 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!

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

When?
Tuesday, July 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 #33: June 20, 2017

This June, AoTATX33 brings you three exciting talks about dusty star-forming galaxies, nearby galaxies, and the disks around young stars. Our awesome speaker lineup includes Dr. Kimberly Sokal, Major Merger (Sinclaire Manning), and Sydney Sherman.

AoTATX33 will be hosted by our Host Binary Stars, A$AP Rocky Planet (Raquel Martinez) and AstroBoz (Brandon Bozek)! In addition, AoTATX33 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 #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!