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Astronomy on Tap

Dec 5, 2018

The Microlensing Odyssey
Etienne Bachelet (LCO)

Astronomical Ballooning from Antarctica
Kristina Davis (UCSB)


Public Talk

Nov 7, 2018

The Monster at the Heart of our Galaxy

Andrea Ghez (UCLA)


Public Talk

Oct 31, 2018

Our Simple Strange Universe

David Spergel (Princeton University)

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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)


Public Talk

Aug 8, 2018

Science Policy in the Age of Trump and Beyond: Federal Priorities in Astronomy and Space Science

Joel Parriott (American Astronomical Society)

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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)


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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Public Talk

May 23, 2018

Einstein, Gravitational Waves, Black Holes, and Other Matters

Gabriela González (Louisiana State University)


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)


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)


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)


Public Talk

Feb 21, 2018

The Search for Inhabited Worlds

Debra Fischer (Yale University)


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)