Capital Science Evening Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, Julia Clarke, University of Texas
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 6:30pm
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 roamed...
Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
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...
Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
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...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, Oregon State University, Joy Leighton
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 6:30pm
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, May 7, 2018 - 7:00pm
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, University of Bristol
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 6:30pm
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 21, 2018 - 6:15pm
As Carl Sagan once said, "We are made of star stuff." However, each element has its own astronomical origins story. Elements are created everywhere from the centers of stars, to supernovae...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, RedSeal
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 6:30pm
The new reality is that all digitally networked enterprises and organizations will fall under cyberattack and be breached.  RedSeal CEO Ray Rothrock will be speaking about his new book...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, MIT
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
The direct measurement of gravitational waves predicted by Albert Einstein 100 years ago has open a new field of science – gravitational wave astrophysics and astronomy. The recent discoveries...