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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
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. Learn more about Johanna Nagy HERE!