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Astro On Tap-Seattle: Finding Mysterious Objects in the Universe

August 30, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Speaker: Andy Tzanidakis Title: Searching for the Most Mysterious Stars in the Milky Way Speaker: Yakov Faerman Title: "Dwarf Galaxies and Where to Find Them"
Get excited for Astronomy on Tap at Bickerson’s Brewhouse in Ballard at 7pm!
First Andy Tzanidakis will take us on a journey as we search for the most mysterious stars in the Milky Way. Then we have Dr. Yakov Faerman tell us all about dwarf galaxies and where to find them!
Each FREE Astronomy on Tap event features accessible, engaging science presentations on topics ranging from planets to black holes to the beginning of the Universe. Most events have games and prizes to test and reward your new-found knowledge! There is always lots of time to ask questions and interact with the presenters and other scientists who inevitably stick around for the beer.
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Can’t make it to our event in person? Have no fear because you can always catch the live stream on our YouTube account or rewatch past favorites (https://www.youtube.com/@astronomyontapseattle2986/streams)!
Speaker Bios:
Speaker: Andy Tzanidakis
Bio: Andy is a rising third year astronomy Ph.D student at the University of Washington. His research focuses on the characterization of long-term and anomalous stellar variability. Andy is also the program coordinator and director for the University of Washington planetarium. Outside of work, Andy loves cooking, climbing, playing pickle ball, and communicating science!
Speaker: Yakov Faerman
Bio:Yakov Faerman is a postdoctoral scholar in the Astronomy department. Born in Ukraine, he grew up and spent most of his life in Israel, and completed both his undergraduate studies and PhD research at Tel Aviv University. His main topic of interest today is the circumgalactic medium – the diffuse gas surrounding galaxies – which he studies by constructing theoretical models and comparing them to observations. Outside of work, Yakov enjoys photography, hiking, and reading, in different amounts that vary with time.


August 30, 2023
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT


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Bickersons Brewhouse (Ballard)
1514 NW Leary Way
Seattle, WA 98107 United States
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