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Fall 2022 Schedule

Welcome back! After a warm summer, we hope you’re ready for some cool talks! Please mark your calendars for our four splendid speakers scheduled for the semester of talks, on the second Thursday of every month:

  • September 8: Emily Lessig, Recognition abilities across animals
  • October 13: Brandi Christiano, I like big BATS and I cannot lie!
  • November 10: Xinyi Yan, The power of the unseen majority-how soil microbes shape the nature we see
  • December 8: Pete Golightly, Through the microscope: a look at microbial life

Science Under the Stars is a free public outreach lecture series in Austin, Texas. Events are held outdoors at Brackenridge Field Laboratory, 2907 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, Texas 78703. Due to the pandemic we may change to a virtual venue to keep our attendees and organizers safe, depending on advice from our epidemiologist colleagues. Please keep an eye on the specific event announcements to determine if they will be held in person or on zoom!

Note: We will post the precise schedules and links for each event in a separate, event-specific post. Subscribe to our emails, this blog, our YouTube channel, or our Facebook page to get event notifications.

Spring 2022 Schedule

Happy New Year 2022! Please mark your calendars for our four splendid speakers scheduled for the semester of talks, on the second Thursday of every month:

Science Under the Stars is a free public outreach lecture series in Austin, Texas. Events are held outdoors at Brackenridge Field Laboratory, 2907 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, Texas 78703. Due to the pandemic we may change to a virtual venue to keep our attendees and organizers safe, depending on advice from our epidemiologist colleagues. Please keep an eye on the specific event announcements to determine if they will be held in person or on zoom!

Note: We will post the precise schedules and links for each event in a separate, event-specific post. Subscribe to our emails, this blog, our YouTube channel, or our Facebook page to get event notifications.

Tonight’s SUTS rescheduled

Due to unforeseen technical difficulties beyond our control, SUTS has to postpone Ruben’s presentation by one week. 
Ruben will present “The world beneath your feet: a salamander’s perspective” next Thursday November 18th at 7pm.

The same Zoom link as previously posted will work.

We apologize for any disturbances to your schedules and hope to see you next week!
Thank you,The SUTS Team

Fall 2021 Virtual (for now) Schedule

It’s that time of the year, mark your calendars! We have four wonderful speakers scheduled for the semester of virtual talks, on the second Thursday of every month:

Science Under the Stars is a free public outreach lecture series in Austin, Texas. Traditionally, events are held outdoors at Brackenridge Field Laboratory, 2907 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, Texas 78703. Due to the pandemic we have gone virtual! See specific event pages for more information.

Note: We will post the precise schedules and links for each event in a separate, event-specific post. Follow this blog, our YouTube channel, or our Facebook page to get event notifications.

Virtual SUTS Kids Activities Interest Poll

Hello everyone! We wanted to check in regarding the Kids’ Activities we’ve been posting ahead of each Virtual SUTS talk. Since being virtual has been a new experience for all of us, we would greatly appreciate you feedback! Please respond to this quick poll below to help us decide what direction Virtual SUTS should take. Thank you!