Capital Science Evening Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, University of Bristol
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Looking upward, the vastness of the heavens is accessible through giant telescopes that collect light from the beginning of time. Turn a telescope downward and the opaqueness of our planet conceals...
Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Sound waves propagating through the Universe only 400,000 years after the Big Bang now offer some of our most-precise measures of the composition and history of the Universe. In the last decade, we...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, Oregon State University, Joy Leighton
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Can we use the ocean without using it up? The task is daunting given current trajectories in fisheries, plastics, and other pollutants, and the impacts of climate change and ocean acidification....
Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
The formation of our Solar System was a chaotic collapse of gas and dust into the Sun, planets, asteroids, and comets we have today, punctuated by catastrophic collisions between these forming bodies...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, John Mulchaey
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
From the work of luminaries Edwin Hubble and Vera Rubin to the recent detection of a neutron star merger and the discovery of the most-distant black hole, Carnegie scientists have played a central...
Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
What is the Universe made of? We can peer millions of years into the past in the night sky, yet we barely understand just 5 percent—the “regular” matter that we can see. In the...
Special Events
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, Carnegie Origins
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Streaming Video How and when did life originate on Earth? How many other Earth-like planets exist in our Solar System and universe? From the beginnings of recorded history, humans have had a...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, Julia Clarke, University of Texas
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
How do we go beyond the bones to bring dinosaurs to life? Dr. Clarke will explain the new toolkits she uses to  study what dinosaurs might have sounded or looked like when they...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, Peter van Keken
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
A little over 50 years ago, the theory of plate tectonics emerged to provide a unifying theory for the dynamic behavior of the solid Earth as expressed by earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building,...
Special Events
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, Carnegie Origins
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Streaming Video How and when did life originate on Earth? How many other Earth-like planets exist in our Solar System and universe? From the beginnings of recorded history, humans have had a...

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