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Astronomy on Tap Santa Cruz: Transients and the Ever-Changing Sky
August 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM PDTFree
Humble Sea Brewing Co. 820 Swift St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Thursday August 24, 6:30 pm
Speakers: A. Mannings & S. Dodd
Supernovae! Neutron star mergers! What do these have in common?
They are what’s known as … Transients!
Short, dramatic and energetic events that occur on human timescales. Many things in the universe take millions or billions of years to change and evolve. Transients, however, can change over seconds or years, and illuminate deep mysteries of physics unknown.
Come learn about some special kinds of astrophysical transients
With Sierra and Alex – two “stellar” people.
Free and open to people of all ages!