Astrobiology on Tap

A Night of Discussion on the Wonders of Astrobiology

Astrobiology on Tap

Tue, May 23, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm


We have a special event this month in collaboration with Astronomy on Tap - Lansing! We have three exciting speakers! Dr. Matt Schrenk will give an introduction to astrobiology through the Earth's geologic past.

PhD student Nkrumah Grant will talk about how experimental evolution can help us understand early evolution of life. PhD student Robert Logan will talk about water on Earth and elsewhere in the context of Mars/Enceladus/Europa.

Astronomy On Tap
Astronomy On Tap
Astronomy is even better with beer! Scientists, educators, writers, artists & more reveal how they explore the universe at a bar near you! Each FREE event features accessible, engaging science presentations on topics ranging from planets to black holes to the beginning of the Universe. Presenters are from local research and educational institutions like Michigan State University. We have games and prizes to test your new-found knowledge! There is always lots of time to ask questions and interact with the presenters and other scientists who tag along for the beer.

Local Organizer: Devin Silvia

"Astronomy On Tap - Lansing" is local Michigan spin-off of the original astronomy on tap ( , or on twitter&instagram as @AstronomyOnTap & #AstroOnTap). The original event was created by Meg Schwamb (@megschwamb), organized by Emily Rice (@emilylurice), in NYC and Demitri Muna (@demitrimuna) in Columbus, OH.
Biology On Tap
Biology On Tap
Just like you, biologists love beer! Professors, researchers, and biologists discuss their favorite things about the natural world around them. Each FREE event features accessible, engaging science presentations on topics ranging from mammals to mating, E. coli to evolution, and pollinators to parasites. Each event features two different presenters, as well as games, raffles, and prizes! Presenters come from local research institutions like Michigan State University to talk to YOU. So stop by, ask questions, and hang out with the presenters and other beer-loving scientists!
Venue Information:
The Loft.
414 E. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI, 48933