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Astro On Tap-Seattle: Stellar Science!

October 18, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Get excited for Astronomy on Tap at Bickerson's Brewhouse in Ballard at 7pm!
First, Tobin Wainer will tell us all about how the stars in the night sky came to be. Then we have Dr. Chris Moore talk about how we launch astrophysics telescope and detectors!
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: Tobin Wainer
Bio: Tobin Wainer grew up in Moab Utah, admiring some of the darkest night skies in the county. He earned an honors Bachelors of Science in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Utah and is currently a PhD. Student at the University of Washington. Tobin is a renowned expert in stellar clusters, and studies these clusters to learn more about how stars form in different environments.
Speaker: Chris Moore
Bio: Dr. Christopher S. Moore is currently at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics holding a dual appointment with the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) and Harvard College Observatory (HCO). Dr. Moore researches the atmosphere of stars with X-ray, UV, and Visible light telescopes and detectors. Dr. Moore also designs, develops, and tests new technology for improved telescopes and detectors with rocket and small satellite missions.


October 18, 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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