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Astro On Tap-Seattle: The Cosmos are Cool!

November 29, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Get excited for Astronomy on Tap at Bickerson’s Brewhouse in Ballard at 7pm!
This week Jake and Chester will take us a journey through the cosmos!
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: Jake Kurlander
Bio: Jake Kurlander is a second-year PhD student at the University of Washington studying asteroid discovery algorithms, especially for the upcoming Vera Rubin Observatory’s Legacy Survey of Space and Time. In his free time, he boulders and hosts unreasonably long board game events.
Speaker: Chester Li
Bio: Chester Li (Zhuofu Li) is a Ph.D. student studying Astronomy, Astrobiology, and Data Science at the University of Washington. In 2022, he graduated from UCLA with the Highest Honors in Astrophysics and Geophysics and the title of Salutatorian of the Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences. Deepening his expertise, Chester is now delving into machine learning and statistics, particularly their applications to big data in astronomy. With research from star formation to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, his current focus is studying Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids.


November 29, 2023
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST


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