Astronomy on Tap events

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Astronomy on Tap

Feb 5, 2020

How To Draw A Fuzzy Doughnut: A Portrait Of The Largest Black Hole In Our Galaxy
Sean Ressler (UCSB)

Betelgeuse Betelgeuse Betelgeuse: Is it about to explode?
Jared Goldberg & Evan Bauer (UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Nov 6, 2019

Dark Matter, Black Holes and Gaia
Ɓukasz Wyrzykowski (Warsaw University)

Exploding Stars and how to explode them
Jared Goldberg (UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Oct 2, 2019

Classical Astronomy: A Stellar Legacy
Joey Chatelain (LCO)

Blunders in Space
Mirek Brandt (LCO)

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Astronomy on Tap

Sep 4, 2019

Imaging Exoplanets
Tim Brandt (UCSB)

Building Habitable Worlds
Markus Rabus (LCO)

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Astronomy on Tap

Aug 7, 2019

What's Shakin on Mars? Martian Seismology with InSight
Bruce Banerdt (NASA JPL)

Run for your Life! Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Santa Barbara
Sandy Seale (LCO/UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Jun 5, 2019

Alien Zombie Comets
Tabby Boyajian (Louisiana State University)

What's new with Gravitational Waves
Duncan Brown (Syracuse University)

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Astronomy on Tap

May 1, 2019

Hunting for Dark Galaxies.
Sukanya Chakrabarti (Rochester Institute of Technology)

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Astronomy on Tap

Apr 3, 2019

What is Dark Matter?
Justin Read (University of Surrey)

Chasing Dark Matter with the Gaia Enceladus
Lina Necib (Caltech)

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Astronomy on Tap

Mar 6, 2019

The Galaxy Ecosystem
Stephanie Ho (UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Feb 6, 2019

The Voyagers and Their Interstellar Records Have Left the Solar System
Andy Howell (LCO/UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Dec 5, 2018

The Microlensing Odyssey
Etienne Bachelet (LCO)

Astronomical Ballooning from Antarctica
Kristina Davis (UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Oct 3, 2018

How to Wake Up a Monster (Supermassive Black Holes, Galaxy Crashes, and all the rest..)
Emanuele Paolo Farina (UCSB)

New Horizons: From Pluto to Ultima Thule, Infinity and Beyond
Tim Lister (LCO)

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Astronomy on Tap

Sep 5, 2018

Building Super Star Clusters on Supercomputers
Benny Tsang (UCSB)

My Attraction to Magnets
Dan Read (Cardiff University)

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Astronomy on Tap

Aug 1, 2018

Explosions in Space.
Maria Drout (Carnegie Observatories)

Spectroscopy: Telling you how the Universe really works.
Tobias Schmidt (UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Jun 6, 2018

Mission Gravity: What Newton never knew.
Roger Freedman (UCSB)

Dark Forces that Shape the Universe
Julio Navarro (University of Victoria)

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Astronomy on Tap

May 2, 2018

The Universe in Infrared Light
Rebecca Larson (UT Austin)

Astronomy, What is it good for?
Iair ("ya-eer") Arcavi (LCO/UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Apr 4, 2018

Astronomy - It's not just for Tesla drivers
Chuck McPartlin (SBAU)

The Sky is Alive with the Sound of Music
Greg Salvesen (UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Mar 7, 2018

How to Take a Picture of an Extra-solar World.
Isabel Lipartito (UCSB)

From Sputnik to Tesla: The Things We Launch into Space
Monica Turner (LCO)

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Astronomy on Tap

Feb 7, 2018

A Saturnian Farewell: Thirteen Years of Cassini
Joey Chatelain (LCO)

How Fast Can You Grow a Supermassive Black Hole?
Fred Davies (UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Dec 6, 2017

Gravitational Waves from Merging Neutron Stars
Duncan Brown (Syracuse University)

A Kilanova from Merging Neutron Stars
Andy Howell (LCO/UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Jul 12, 2017

Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Runaway Universe
Jeff Silverman (Samba TV)

The Science of Star Trek
Rachael Livermore (UT Austin)

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Astronomy on Tap

Jun 14, 2017

A Brief History of LCO: What it Takes to Run a Worldwide Observatory
Brian Haworth and Eric Saunders (LCO)

Hunting for Dark Matter: The Underground Search for the Missing Universe
Sally Shaw (UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

May 10, 2017

Giant Rocks from Space: Threats or Treasures?
Tim Lister (LCO)

How to Fight an Undead Army of Galaxies
Kevin Bundy (UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Apr 5, 2017

Did Double Stars End the Cosmic Dark Ages?
Ylva Gotberg (University of Amsterdam)

The American Total Solar Eclipse of 2017
Andy Howell (LCO/UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Mar 1, 2017

Astounding facts about the Universe and how we observe it.
Curtis McCully, Sara Greenstreet, Rachel Street, Charlotte Mason, Todd Boroson, Nikolas Volgenau, Etienne Bachelet, Griffin Hosseinzadeh, Tim Lister, Greg Salvesen and Iair ("ya-eer") Arcavi (LCO/UCSB)