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

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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 Cassandra Lejoly (LPL), Ryan Boyden (Steward Observatory) & Logan Pearce (Steward Observatory)
Follow us on Twitter and Facebook and check out our events!

In the mittenAoTLansing 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 Astronomy on Tap in Oslo, Norway, organised by astronomers from the “Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics” and the “Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics” of the University of Oslo. Events are on last Mondays every 2 months at Brygg 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 UNC graduate students and held at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, NC, temporarily on YouTube! 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.

Heidelberg, Germany 

Astronomy on Tap HD is a series of monthly astronomy events held in O’Reilly’s, Heidelberg. Each event features two fun talks by professional astronomers telling you about the cool science they do plus a daft quiz. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for more info.

The Heart of Texas

AoT Bryan/College Station

Organized by Texas A&M grad students and postdocs led by Alex Riley.
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates!

Alpine AoT: Bern, Switzerland

Astronomy on Tap Bern is the first satellite in Switzerland. AoTBern is organized by PhD students and Postdocs of Bern University led by Daniel Angerhausen. Follow us on Facebook for more info.

AoTL: Lausanne, Switzerland

Astronomy on Tap Lausanne offers a second satellite location in Switzerland.

Lead by EPFL students, National laboratories and the Swiss Space Center, the launching year will have a special focus on the Apollo program as we are celebrating the 50 years of Man on the Moon! Follow us on Facebook for more info!

Las Vegas, NV

AoT Las Vegas is organized by postdocs and grad students of UNLV.
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Flagstaff, AZ

AoT Flagstaff is presented by Lowell Observatory on the first Thursday of each month.
Visit our Facebook page for more information!

Cambridge, UK

AoT Cambridge is organised by staff, students, and postdocs from the Institute of Astronomy, DAMTP, and Kavli at the University of Cambridge — we will be running events monthly starting from January 2020.

Check our twitter and facebook for updates!

Las Cruces, NM

AoT Las Cruces is organized by Wladimir Lyra and Emma Dahl, from the Department of Astronomy at New Mexico State University (NMSU). Follow us on facebook for more information.


London, UK

AoT London was started in 2020 by PhDs and Postdocs at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at University College London (UCL).

Check out all our past events on our YouTube channel. To stay up do date with future events, be sure to follow us on our official websiteFacebookInstagram and Twitter!