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Astronomy on Tap #5
August 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Astronomy on Tap event at Champion Brewing Company will have astronomy talks by professional astronomers as well as astronomy themed trivia and prizes throughout the night! Sponsored by UVA Astronomy Graduate Students.
Our theme for the night is celebrating 20 years of the Chandra X-ray telescope. This event is open to all ages!
After the AoT talks end, Champion will be showing an astronomy themed movie starting at 8:30pm.
Speakers and Topics:
Dr. Craig Sarazin (UVA) – The history of Chandra
Bri Mills (UVA) – X-ray light echos observed by Chandra
Dr. Ilse Cleeves (UVA) – Chandra/ALMA work on young flaring stars.