Capital Science Evening Lectures
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Charles Darwin said evolution was too slow to be observed, but modern studies have corrected this assertion. The Grants will discuss their decades of work studying Darwin’s finches on the Gal...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
There are an estimated 150 million children living with disabilities worldwide. Thanks to recent advances in robotics, therapeutic intervention protocols using robots are now ideally positioned to...
Special Events
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
The great challenge of our time is to build and nurture sustainable communities, designed in such a manner that their ways of life, physical structures, and technologies do not interfere with nature...
Special Events
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
It's July 1945. Germany is in defeat and the Manhattan Project’s atomic bombs are on their way to Japan. Under the direction of physicist Samuel Goudsmit, the Allies are holding some of the...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science,
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
If you enjoyed this summer’s spectacular total solar eclipse, you have the Moon to thank for it! But Earth’s only natural satellite and closest cosmic neighbor does a lot more than...
Special Events
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 8:30am to Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 5:15pm
A two-day symposium of discussions, learning, and inspiration bringing together some of the world’s leading conservation photographers, filmmakers, scientists, newsmakers, and conservation...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science,
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
We all live on a planet, and planets represent the best places to look for life elsewhere in the universe. This makes planets uniquely interesting objects, both for astronomers, and for everyone who...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
What does it mean to be a habitable planet? How can we find life if it’s truly “alien” and different from life on Earth? And what techniques can we use to search for life on...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Membrane fusion is a universal process that allows cells to deploy tiny, enclosed, fluid-filled structures called vesicles to store and release packets of active substances.  This system...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
An electronic current is made up of the flow of electrons. As engineers shrink electrical transistors down to nanoscale dimensions, electrons get trapped, making it difficult for digital...

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