The March Science on Tap Saratoga has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Check back for updates.

Science On Tap Saratoga is a monthly series of informal talks led by scientists that explores current research topics and the importance of science in our daily life. Each talk takes place in a relaxed pub atmosphere where communication flows freely between scientists and the public. Co-presented by Skidmore’s Environmental Studies and Sciences Program, Sustainable Saratoga, and Saratoga Performing Arts Center, these monthly opportunities for discussion reflect the unique intellectual culture of the greater Capital Region and promote scientific literacy.

Science On Tap Saratoga typically takes place on the fourth Tuesday of every month at The Parting Glass in downtown Saratoga Springs. Click here for a complete listing of upcoming speakers.


Evan Halstead from Skidmore’s Physics Department, will present “The Expanding Universe” at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, March 24th at The Parting Glass.

Talk Synopsis:

Evidence shows that our universe is expanding at an ever increasing rate. What does it mean for the universe to be expanding? What are the causes? What does it tell us about the nature of space and time? AND what is the ultimate fate of the universe?

About the Speaker:

Professor Halstead is a cosmologist who has studied gravitational collapse, and thermodynamic properties of black holes.

PAST SPEAKERS. Click here to see the 2019 speakers.