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Astronomy on Tap is a series of informal gatherings at area bars and restaurants. At each event, experience:
  • Scientific TALKS
  • Updates on the latest NEWS
  • Two rounds of space-themed TRIVIA
Hang out afterwards to enjoy a beer or two, and have a conversation with CIERA graduate students & postdocs about their research, your astronomy questions, or anything you'd like!

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Stay tuned for upcoming events and talk topics
(trivia hints, too!)

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Our first event was held at Smylie Brothers Brewing in Evanston, IL.
Over 75 people enjoyed a discussion of Gravitational Waves, and the winners of our trivia competition walked away with a Galileoscope!

The first Astronomy on Tap Chicago, March 10, 2016

Volunteers
Katie Breivik (Graduate Student)
Cody Dirks (Graduate Student)
Sam Hadden (Graduate Student)
Zach Hafen (Graduate Student)
Ben Nelson (Graduate Student)
Chris Pankow (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Matthew Rickert (Graduate Student)
Laura Sampson (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Paul Williams (Graduate Student)
Mike Zevin (Graduate Student)