Capital Science Evening Lectures
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Entrepreneur and inventor Dr. Rothblatt cofounded Sirius Satellite Radio and then pivoted to establish biotech company United Therapeutics in an effort to save her daughter’s life from...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
The Kuiper Belt, which has Pluto as the largest member, is a region of comet-like objects just beyond Neptune. Over the past few years, Dr. Sheppard and his team have been performing...
Special Events
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
HABITABILITY: WHAT EARTH AND THE INNER PLANETS CAN TEACH US ABOUT THE SEARCH FOR LIFE ON ROCKY EXOPLANETS What enabled life to form on Earth—and what kept it at bay on Mars and Venus? Does...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, hurricanes, and volcanoes—they all stem from the very same forces that give our planet life. It is only when these forces exceed our ability to withstand them...
Special Events
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us for an hour-long conversation between two intellectual luminaries on topics ranging from the state of science today, how discovery drives entrepreneurship, the many uses for artificial...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Earth's magnetic field is generated by convective motion in the liquid iron outer core, commonly referred to as the geodynamo.  The magnetic field has been protecting Earth from harmful...
Special Events
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 12:30pm
Decentralization through crowdsourcing continues to positively influence economies and industries across the globe and this year’s global conference stands to be the biggest and boldest...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Earth is a water world. More than 70 percent of our planet's surface is covered in water, and its presence allowed for the emergence and sustenance of life. But from where did Earth's water...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Why create national parks? Although the process of designating new parkland is lengthy and complex, national parks offer ecological, cultural, and economic benefits, while also guaranteeing longterm...
Science in the Neighborhood Series
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
All of our DNA, or genetic code, is stored like wound-up string in our cells' chromosomes. The two ends of a chromosome consist of short DNA sequences that are repeated many times. These...

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