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Astronomy on Tap: Perspectives on the Solar System

Monday May 22, 2017
7:00 pm

 Presenter:  Mousumi Roy, Regents' Lecturer, University of New Mexico
Bryan Butler, Division Head for VLA & VLBA Science Support, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Robert Q. Fugate, Senior Scientist for Atmospheric Compensation at the Starfire Optical Range, Directed Energy Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base
 Series:  Astronomy on Tap ABQ
 Abstract:  Astronomy on Tap ABQ makes its return on Monday, May 22nd at Canteen Brewhouse! We have a higher quality sound system on the way PLUS Canteen Brewhouse's patio is open for the summer! Could it get much better? Why yes, it certainly can:

The night's theme is "A PLANETARY PERSPECTIVE"

Dr. Bryan Butler, NRAO Staff Scientist
presenting "Looking at the Planets with Radio Eyes"

Dr. Robert Q. Fugate, Senior Scientist (retired) at Air Force Research Laboratory presenting “Breakthrough Starshot - Humankind’s First Interstellar Probes”

Dr. Mousumi Roy, UNM Associate Professor of Physics presenting "Magma, Plates, and Planets: How Plate Tectonics Make the World Habitable"

Between speakers, we will have astro news and trivia (with prizes!)

*Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
*Mild adult language may be used.
*Be kind to the waitstaff :)
 Host:  Mark Gorski
 File:  http://physics.unm.edu/pandaweb/events/flyers/Astronomy_on_Tap_052217.pdf
 Location:  2381 Aztec Rd NE Albuquerque, New Mexico, NM 87107

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