Astronomy Uncorked

The Prequel

Astronomy Uncorked in New Haven, CT
organized by Meg Schwamb while she was
an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale.
(Meg is now a postdoctoral fellow in Taiwan at the
Institute of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Academia Sinica


The Original

Astronomy on Tap in New York City
Dozens of events in six bars and one aircraft carrier
starting in April 2013.



The First Franchise

Astronomy on Tap in Columbus, OH
at Brother’s Drake Meadery & Bar
organized by Demitri Muna
featuring astronomers from the Ohio State University


Return to New Haven

AoT CT in New Haven, CT
at BAR
originally organized by Steph LaMassa,
now organized by Grant Tremblay and Bhaskar Agarwal.


Up North

AoT T.O. presented by the Dunlap Institute in Toronto, Canada


(Pacific) Northwest
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Astronomy on Tap in Seattle
at Hilliard’s Beer in Ballard
organized by grad students at the University of Washington
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Up (Rocky Mountain) High

AstroOnTapCO in Denver, CO

Down South

Astronomy on Tap ATX logo

AoTATX in Austin, TX

Even Further South

AoT Chile in Santiago

South by Southwest

Space Drafts in Tucson, AZ
at The Borderlands Brewing Company
organized by Sarah Morrison (LPL), Dr. Gautham Narayan (NOAO) & Evan Schneider (Steward Observatory)
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In the mitten

astro_on_tap_logoAoTLansing in Lansing, MI
Organized by Dr. Devin Silvia at Michigan State University
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For a Capital Time


AoTDC in Washington, DC

Organized by Steph LaMassa (NASA GSFC). Follow us on Twitter and Facebook!

Down by the Bay

AoT San Francisco

Organized by Sean McLaughlin (Stanford/KIPAC), and featuring speakers from Stanford, SLAC, NASA Ames, UC Berkeley, and elsewhere around The Bay. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook!

Los Angeles


AoT Los Angeles

Organized by Dr. Cameron Hummels (Caltech), and featuring scientists from Caltech, JPL, Carnegie, UCLA, and the Planetary Society. See our website.

AoT Boston

Organized by several MIT astronomy postdocs and a WIT faculty member. See our website.

AoT on Tour and one-time Fly-By* Events (so far) in Taipei, TaiwanRochester, NY, and Baltimore, MD.

*Thanks to Tapper @elavasam for the name!


AoT MTL, Qc, Canada

Organized jointly by AstroMcGill and by the Institute for Research on Exoplanets.

Events alternate between French and English!


AoT Chicago in Chicago, IL
Organized by postdocs and grad students at Northwestern University
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AoT Leiden

Organized by postdocs and grad student at Leiden Observatory
Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram and use our hashtag #AoTLeiden, and join our mailing list! (we won’t spam you 🙂 )


Portsmouth, UK

AoT Portsmouth

The first UK based Astronomy on Tap location! We have had several events so far, every 3 months. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or email us at astronomyontapportsmouth@gmail.com for more information. See you at one of our events soon! 🙂


Even further North

AoT Oslo

The first Astronomy on Tap location in Scandinavia is rumored to be organized by a group of trolls. Events are on Mondays every 1-2 months at Cafe Sør or Uhørt in central Oslo. Follow us on facebook and twitter to hear about future events!


Aarhus, Denmark

AoT Aarhus

Organized by postdocs and grad students at Aarhus University. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for news and information about upcoming events.


North Carolina

AoT Triangle

Organized by JJ Hermes (UNC) and held at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, NC. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for news and upcoming events!


Derby City

AoT Louisville

The third AoT in the (American) South, first in bourbon country and patron of Pegasus, Equuleus, Centaurus and the Horsehead Nebula.   Organized by Lutz Haberzettl, Gerry Williger and others in the Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, U. Louisville, and held at Monnik Beer Co.