Astronomy on Tap events

Due to COVID-19 all in-person events are currently cancelled


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


Astronomy on Tap

Jan 18, 2017

Cosmic Fog: Strange Clouds Around Our Galaxy
Mike McCourt (UCSB)

Black Holes: Nature's Beer Goggles
Greg Salvesen (UCSB)