Events

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

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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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Public Talk

Nov 7, 2018

The Monster at the Heart of our Galaxy

Andrea Ghez (UCLA)

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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)

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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)

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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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Public Talk

May 23, 2018

Einstein, Gravitational Waves, Black Holes, and Other Matters

Gabriela González (Louisiana State University)

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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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Public Talk

Feb 21, 2018

The Search for Inhabited Worlds

Debra Fischer (Yale University)

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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)