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Astronomy on Tap
Monday, November 30, 2020 @ 7:00 PM-8:00 PMFree
A FREE online socially distant Monday Astronomy Fun Day! Open to ALL! Registration not required. CLICK HERE on Monday, November 30, for the YouTube link to join! Grab a drink, a snack, and settle in from the comfort of home for a fascinating look at how fungi survive in the extreme environment of space and a bang up talk on the oldest light in the universe, the cosmic microwave background.
Space Fungi: How Can Something Grow Where it’s Impossible to Survive?
Featured Speaker: Daniel P. Agustinho, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, The Doering Lab, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Studying the Oldest Light in the Universe
Featured Speaker: Johanna Nagy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Washington University in St. Louis
Learn more about Johanna Nagy HERE!
Astronomy on Tap is brought to you in partnership with The Academy of Science – St. Louis and JPL Solar System Ambassador, Andrés Alejandro Plazas Malagón. Presented in collaboration with the Girls Can STEM Series initiative of The Academy of Science – St. Louis and the Zonta Club of St. Louis. Special thanks to Astronomy on Tap program sponsor, Washington University in St. Louis Department of Physics. Astronomy on Tap is underwritten in part with additional support from Boeing and the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis, sponsoring the full array of Academy STEM Teens programming.