Durham, NC

Come check out Astronomy on Tap in the Triangle, our North Carolina chapter of short and engaging talks about astronomy over beer! Astronomy on Tap in the Triangle features accessible, engaging science presentations from real astronomers on topics ranging from stars and planets to black holes and the beginning of the Universe. In addition to talks, each event has trivia and plenty of time to interact with the presenters and other astronomers in the audience.

Astronomy on Tap Triangle events are currently organized by UNC Chapel Hill graduate students, and held on the first Wednesday of the month at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, NC. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter (@aottriangle), and Instagram (@aottriangle) for the most up-to-date information about our upcoming events. We can’t wait for you to come drink in the universe with us!


Astronomy on Tap in the Triangle: Strange Stars and How to Find Them

Astronomy on Tap in the Triangle: Strange Stars and How to Find Them

Come check out Astronomy on Tap Triangle, our North Carolina chapter of short and engaging talks about astronomy over beer ... Read More
March 6, 2024 - 7:00 PM

Upcoming Events:

Wed, Mar 6, 2024: Fabian Mattig (University of Potsdam, UNC-CH)
Wed, Apr 3, 2024: details coming soon!
Wed, May 1, 2024: details coming soon!

Past Events:

Wed, Feb 7, 2024: Lawrence Machia (UNC-CH)
Wed, Dec 6, 2023: Dr. Diane Markoff (NC Central)
Sat, Nov 18, 2023: Stargazing on Tap
Wed, Nov 1, 2023: Dr. Poojan Agrawal (UNC-CH)
Wed, Oct 4, 2023: Dr. Dan Reichart (UNC-CH)
Wed, Sep 6, 2023: Dr. Fabian Heitsch (UNC-CH)
Sat, July 15, 2023: Stargazing on Tap!
Wed, May 3, 2023: Dr. Adrienne Erickcek (UNC-CH)
Wed, Apr 5, 2023: Nick Eakes (Morehead Planetarium), Dr. Greg Sloan (UNC-CH, STSci)
Wed, Mar 1, 2023: Dr. Kate Scholberg (Duke)
Wed, Feb 1, 2023: Dr. Carl Rodriguez (UNC-CH)
Wed, Dec 7, 2022: Dr. Joel Green (STSci), Dr. Amy Sayle (Morehead Planetarium)
Wed, Nov 2, 2022: Jonathan Bush (UNC-CH), Kelsey Lund (NC State)
Wed, Oct 5, 2022: Mae Dubay (UNC-CH), Mackenna Wood (UNC-CH)
Wed, Sep 7, 2022: Dr. Brad Barlow (High Point University), Ben Kaiser (UNC-CH)
Tue, May 3, 2022: Dr. Gerald Cecil (UNC-CH), Nikki Rider (UNC-CH)
Tue, April 5, 2022: Stephen Schmidt (UNC-CH), Madyson Barber (UNC_CH)
Tue, March 1, 2022: David Calvert (NC State), Alex Sobotka (UNC-CH)
Tue, Feb 1, 2022: Dr. Rongmon Bordoloi (NC State)
Tue, Dec 7, 2021: Erin Brady (High Point University)
Tue, Nov 2, 2021: Dr. Rachel Smith (NC Museum of Natural Sciences)
Tue, Oct 5, 2021: Mugdha Polimera (UNC-CH), Reilly Milburn (UNC-CH)
Tue, May 4, 2021: Dr. Greg Sloan (UNC-CH, STSci)
Tue, Apr 6, 2021:
Alan Rich (NASA-JPL)
Tue, Mar 2, 2021:
Mugdha Polimera (UNC-CH), Zack Hutchens (UNC-CH)
Tue, Feb 2, 2021:
Dr. Michael Droxel (Duke)
Tue, Dec 1, 2020:
Dr. Robert Janssens (UNC-CH)
Tue, Nov 10, 2020: Reece Boston (UNC-CH)
Tue, Oct 6, 2020: Ryan Hegedus (UNC-CH), Joshua Reding (UNC-CH)
Tue, May 5, 2020: Dr. Amy Nicholson (UNC-CH)
Tue, Mar 3, 2020: Dr. Brad Barlow (High Point University), Nathan Grinalds (High Point University)
Tue, Feb 4, 2020: Jeff Regester (High Point University), Amy Glazier (UNC-CH)
Tue, Dec 3, 2019: Mackenna Wood (UNC-CH),  Ben Kaiser (UNC-CH)
Tue, Nov 5, 2019: Dr. Gerald Cecil (UNC-CH), Dr. Rongmon Bordoloi (NC State)
Tue, Oct 1, 2019: Dr. Amber Lauer (Duke, TUNL), Charles Stapleford (NC State)
Tue, May 7, 2019: Zach Nasipak (UNC-CH), Dr. Chris Richardson (Elon)
Tue, Apr 2, 2019: Dr. Chris Walter (Duke), Dr. Reyco Henning (UNC)
Tue, Mar 5, 2019: Dr. Dan Reichart (UNC-CH)
Tue, Feb 5, 2019: Hank Corbett (UNC-CH), Dr. Dan Scolnic (Duke)
Tue, Dec 4, 2018: Dr. JJ Hermes (UNC-CH), Dr. Brad Barlow (High Point)
Tue, Nov 6, 2018: Dr. Andrew Mann (UNC-CH), Dr. Jeremy Murphy
Tue, Oct 2, 2018: Dr. Fabian Heitsch (UNC-CH), Joshua Reding (UNC-CH)
Tue, May 1, 2018: Dr. Kate Scholberg (Duke), Ward Howard (UNC)
Tue, Apr 3, 2018: Dr. Christian Iliadis (UNC-CH), Dr. Richard Longland (NC State)
Tue, Mar 6, 2018: Dr. Chris Clemens (UNC-CH), Dr. Nick Law (UNC-CH)
Tue, Feb 6, 2018: Dr. Katie Mack (NC State), Dr. Adrienne Erickcek (UNC-CH)
Dec 5, 2017: Dr. Rachel Smith (NC Museum of Natural Sciences, Appalachian State), Dr. Greg Sloan (UNC-CH, STScI)
Nov 7, 2017: Dr. Bart Dunlap (UNC-CH), Kyle Slinker (UNC-CH)
Oct 3, 2017: Erik Dennihy (UNC-CH), Sam Flynn (NC State)
May 2, 2017: Dr. Patrick Treuthardt (NC Museum of Natural Sciences), Chris Frazer (UNC-CH)