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Astronomy on Tap (Mandarin)

Monday, March 29, 2021
7:30pm to 9:30pm
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"Killer Asteroids" and "Echoes of the Big Bang"
Quanzhi Ye, Research Scientist, Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland,
Cheng Zhang, PhD Candidate, Department of Physics, Caltech,
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杀手小行星与宇宙大爆炸余晖 - 酒馆天文学(中文)- 2021年3月29日
天文学家如何防止大型小行星撞击地球?我们如何利用远在南极的天文仪器研究宇宙最早的瞬间?欢迎参加酒馆天文学。享受天文、饮品和杂学竞猜带来的乐趣!这是第一次全汉语普通话版的酒馆天文学(Astronomy on Tap)。本次活动直播将完全使用汉语普通话。活动录像将在后期添加英文字幕。更多关于加州理工学院天文科普活动的信息,请访问:http://outreach.astro.caltech.edu

What are scientists doing to prevent large asteroids from impacting the Earth? What can we learn about the earliest moments of the Universe from instruments at the South Pole? Join us for a night of science on Monday, March 29th at 7:30PM PDT. We'll host two ~15 minute talks, Q&A, and then follow it up with interactive, astronomical pub trivia. Bring a drink! This is our very first Astronomy on Tap entirely in Mandarin Chinese. The recording will be sub-titled with English captions afterwards, but the live event will only be in Mandarin.

Join the YouTube Livestream here: https://youtu.be/Lne2-5EW7dI

7:30 p.m. - Killer Asteroids
8:00 p.m. - Echoes of the Big Bang
8:30 p.m. - Astro-themed Pub Trivia

About the Series

Astronomy on Tap is a nation-wide phenomenon where professional astronomers give informal science talks in local bars with accompanying pub trivia and interactions with the public. Scientists at Caltech organize the Los Angeles Chapter of Astronomy on Tap one Monday a month. Originally held at Der Wolfskopf bar in Old Town Pasadena, we have moved online to virtual events since March 2020.

Each event consists of two ~15-minute informal science talks given by researchers in astronomy, physics, and space science followed by Q&A. The second half of the night is devoted to astronomy-themed pub trivia with lots of interaction with the audience. For more information and recordings of past events, please see the Caltech Astro Outreach website and the Caltech Astro YouTube page.

For more information, please contact Cameron Hummels by email at [email protected].