Astronomy on Tap – C’ville returns to Three Notch’d Brewing Company on Monday, December 2nd from 7-9pm for astronomy talks, trivia, and prizes. This event is free to attend and open to all ages!
Make sure to get there early to put in your food orders and to drink in the universe with local UVA astronomers. We’ll be located in the back room of Three Notch’d.
We’ll have talks targeted at a general audience by UVA astronomers Dr. Shane Davis, Molly Finn, and Eric Willis with topics ranging from black holes to finding the origins of life in comets. It should be a fun night for everyone!
Come join us for our next Astronomy on Tap event at Champion Brewing Company on October 7th at 6:30pm. We will have astronomy talks by professional astronomers as well as astronomy themed trivia and prizes throughout the night!
Our theme for the night is the search for life beyond our Solar System. This event is free and open to all ages!
Since the event takes place in October, wear your favorite Astronomy themed costume to get an extra prize! If we have enough people in costume we may even do a costume contest 🙂
After the AoT talks end, Champion will be showing an astronomy themed movie starting at 8:30pm.
Speakers and Topics: Dr. Casey Lisse (Johns Hopkins APL): The prospects for life around nearby stars and 1I/Oumuamua, The First Large Body Detected Coming From Another Solar System Abby Waggoner (UVA): “The Origins of Us” – How Molecular clouds collapse and form planets!
Our next Astronomy on Tap event will take place Monday, August 5th at Champion Brewing starting at 6:30pm and continuing until 8:30pm! Our theme this month is all about the Chandra X-ray Telescope and celebrating its 20 years since launch!
We will have three Astronomy talks by professional Astronomers and Chandra themed prizes and trivia all throughout the night! After AoT ends, join Champion Brewing for an Astronomy themed movie. It’s sure to be a great night!
Speakers and Topics: Craig Sarazin – The History of Chandra Bri Mills – X-ray Light Echoes Ilse Cleeves – Chandra/ALMA Observations of Young Flaring Stars