Loading Events

« All Events

Astro On Tap-Seattle: Star Wars UW Style!

June 19 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Get excited for Astronomy on Tap at Bickerson’s Brewhouse in Ballard at 7pm!
This month we have the zesty Zeljko Ivezic and the youthful Yakov Faerman to talk to us about LSST and galaxies!
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.
Be sure to follow us on Twitter (@AoTSeattle), Instagram (@aotseattle), TikTok (@astroontapseattle) and here on Facebook to get updates on future events!
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: Zeljko Ivezic
Bio (stolen from website lol): Željko Ivezić (pronounced something like Gel-co Eva-zich) obtained undergraduate degrees in mechanical engineering and physics from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, in 1990 and 1991. He obtained Ph.D. in physics from the University of Kentucky in 1995, where he worked on dust radiative transfer models and wrote the code Dusty. He moved on to Princeton University in 1997 to work on the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, and took a professorship at the University of Washington, Seattle, in 2004. Željko’s scientific interests are in detection, analysis and interpretation of electromagnetic radiation from astronomical sources. His current obsession is the Rubin Observatory/LSST project, for which he serves as the Construction Project Director (and formerly, as the LSST Project Scientist).
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.


June 19
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT


Astronomy on Tap Seattle
View Organizer Website


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