Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 6:30pm
Adult brain connections are precise, but such precision emerges during critical developmental periods when synapses—the delicate contacts between neurons that relay and store information—...
Science in the Neighborhood Series
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm
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...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
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...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:30pm
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 where did Earth’s water come...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:30pm
Earth is a water world. More than 70 percent of Earth’s surface is covered in water, and the presence of water allowed the emergence of life on our planet and has sustained it for billions of...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
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...