As part of Carnegie’s public outreach efforts, the institution hosts various science-related lectures, events, and seminars at its administration building in Washington, D.C., and at the Carnegie campuses on the East and West Coasts. These events are all free and open to the public, and provide an opportunity to hear from some of the most extraordinary researchers of our time. Many of our events are webcast live and/or recorded. Registration is required for some of the programs.

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 6:45pm

Kavli Laureate Lecture - The Restless Brain 

Traditionally studies of brain function have focused on task-evoked responses.  By their very nature such experiments tacitly encourage a...

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 6:45pm

The Curiosity rover has been exploring Mars for more than three years, measuring the past and present habitability potential of our nearest planetary neighbor. We’ve also been busy on Earth,...