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Astronomy on Tap

Fullsteam Brewery 726 Rigsbee Avenue, Durham, NC, United States

Astronomy on Tap- Fullsteam Brewery (726 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701).

Stargazing on Tap

James Creek Cider House

Once again our Astronomy on Tap team is partnering with James Creek Cider House and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to host a public stargazing event on Saturday, March 16th, and we need your help!   These Stargazing on Tap events have been a huge hit. … Read more

Physics from the Ground Up 

Lanza's Cafe Carrboro

For the uninitiated, Physics from the Ground Up is a monthly public talk series based out of Lanza's Cafe in Carrboro where you have the opportunity to share your work to a general audience. This is a great opportunity to engage the … Read more


Phillips 265 120 East Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC

Probing the Extremes of Stellar Evolution in the Decade of 20 Million Transients In the decade from 2025-2035, we expect to discover several tens of millions of astronomical transients, thanks to Vera C. Rubin Observatory and the International Gravitational-Wave Observatory … Read more

PhD defense

Phillips 277

I'd like to invite you to attend my PhD defense on Thursday, March 21st at 9:30 am in Phillips 277. A zoom link is also be provided for those who would like to attend but can't be there in person. Please … Read more


Phillips 265 120 East Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC

Elias Aydi- Michigan State University       Title: New insights into novae   Abstract: Novae are panchromatic transients triggered by a thermonuclear runaway on the surfaces of white dwarf stars in interacting binaries. Our understanding of how novae are … Read more

Chalk Talk

Phillips 277

Alias Aydi- Michigan State

Thesis Proposal

Phillips 200 120 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Finite-Volume Methods in Hadron Spectroscopy with Lattice QCD and EFT One of the overarching goals in nuclear physics is to rigorously compute properties of hadronic systems directly from the fundamental theory of the strong interaction, Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD). Reliable calculations … Read more


Phillips 265 120 East Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC

Insights Into Stellar Evolution and Beyond from Hot Subluminous Stars   Over the past ten years, the European Space Agency’s Gaia mission has uncovered nearly 100,000 stars located between the tip of the white dwarf cooling sequence and main sequence … Read more

Glenwood Elementary School STEAM Night

Glenwood Elementary School is hosting a STEAM2 Night (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math, Mandarin) on Wednesday, March 27, from 5:00-6:30pm.   The goal of the evening is to showcase exciting experiences in science, technology, engineering, art (as it relates to … Read more