Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm
The Curiosity rover has been exploring Mars for more than three years, measuring the past and present habitability potential of our nearest planetary neighbor. We’ve also been busy on...
Special Events
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Carnegie Institution for Science and the producers of the PBS science series NOVA present a special screening of "Life's Rocky Start" premiering January 13 on PBS....
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm
  Kavli Prize Laureate Lecture - The Restless Brain  Traditionally studies of brain function have focused on task-evoked responses.  By their very nature such experiments tacitly...
Special Events
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm
Earth's 4.5 billion year history is a complex tale of deterministic physical and chemical processes, as well as "frozen accidents". Most models of life's origins also invoke chance...
Seminars / Conferences
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, November 13, 2015 - 3:00pm
About: Physics and chemistry have arrived at a deep understanding of the non-living world. Can we expect to reach similar insights, integrating concepts and quantitative explanation, in biology?...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The Moon has been an object of mystery, curiosity, wonder, observation, fascination and speculation since the dawn of mankind. It has inspired fear and worship, medieval and renaissance art, the...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm
The financial collapse of 2009 brought with it major changes in the economic, political, as well as media landscape. This talk will explore how these ongoing changes have affected the public’s...
Special Events
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first discovery of exoplanets - planets around other sun-like stars - the Carnegie Institution for Science and the NASA Exoplanet Exploration...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Minerals record information that is vital to our understanding of Earth’s formation and evolution. Join me as I take you on a journey to explore a group of minerals that form from magmas....
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
How did a leafy tract on the rural fringe of Washington a century ago become home to a world-class think tank for scientific research? Join us for an evening of history and science as Carnegie...

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