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
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:30pm

Everything in nature is regulated—from the number of vital molecules found in our bloodstreams to the number of lions living on an African savanna. Over the past 50 years, two revolutions have...

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:30pm

KAVLI PRIZE LAUREATE LECTURE

Everyone learns in school that DNA is the genetic coding material  found in all organisms. However, the information storage capacity that...

Special Events
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:00pm

(doors open at 5:30)

 

Dialogues with Nature - A Presentation by Photographer Frans Lanting

Hailed as one of the great photographers of our time, Frans...

Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:30pm

Please note that tickets are not required and seating is first come, first serve. Tickets from Eventbrite enable you to skip the sign-in process at the door,...

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 6:30pm

Over the last 30 years, the business of understanding and modeling the Earth's biosphere has evolved. During the early 1980s, simple climate models showed that global warming could be a real...

Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 6:30pm

Please note that tickets are not required and seating is first come, first serve. Tickets from Eventbrite enable you to skip the sign-in process at the  door,...

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 6:30pm

For several decades, Dr. Elizabeth Loftus has been manufacturing memories in unsuspecting minds. Sometimes this involves changing details of events that someone actually experienced.  Other times...