About Us

Astronomy on Tap was created in NYC by Meg Schwamb, currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Academia Sinica (Taiwan).

New York City events are currently organized by Emily Rice, an astronomer and professor at the College of Staten Island, with the help of Brian Levine, astrophysics educator at the American Museum of Natural History.

Astronomy on Tap Columbus is organized by Demitri Muna, a researcher at the Ohio State University.

Astronomy on Tap CT is organized by Steph LaMassa, a postdoctoral associate at Yale University.

Astronomy on Tap Chile is organized by Dr. Amy Tyndall of the European Southern Observatory.

Astronomy on Tap ATX in Austin, TX is organized by Rebecca Larson & Dr. Micaela Bagley, at the University of Texas at Austin.

Astronomy on Tap Lansing in Lansing, MI is organized by Dr. Devin Silvia, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at Michigan State University.

Astronomy on Tap LA in Los Angeles, CA is organized by Dr. Cameron Hummels, a postdoctoral fellow at Caltech.

Astronomy on Tap Portsmouth in Portsmouth, UK is organized by Lucy Newnham & Elizabeth Swann, both PhD students at the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation.

Astronomy Tap Chicago in Chicago, IL is jointly organized by Ph.D. students Alex Gurvich at Northwestern University and Emily Gilbert at the University of Chicago.

Satellite events are in development in other cities.