Capital Science Evening Lectures
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thousands of exoplanets are known to orbit nearby stars and small rocky planets are common. Now, observations of exoplanet atmospheres looking for water vapor or gases that might signify the...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Of the ten closest stars to the Sun known to host planets, seven have masses less than half that of the Sun. These small stars are common and apparently host planets in abundance, but they also flare...
Carnegie Zoom Digital Series
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us to learn about coral biology from Phillip Cleves, who joined Carnegie's Department of Embryology as a Staff Scientist last September. This is the second virtual program in...
Carnegie Zoom Digital Series
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us to learn about exoplanet science from Johanna Teske, a former Carnegie postdoc who joined our Earth and Planets Laboratory as a Staff Scientist last September. This is the first...
Carnegie Zoom Digital Series
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Dr. John Mulchaey, Director, Carnegie Observatories, will explain the wonders of a total solar eclipse leading up to the phenomena on December 14. Stick around after the talk to experience the...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The origin of the Earth and Moon is one of science’s greatest mystery stories, complete with false starts and dead ends. The Apollo missions shattered all the previous ideas about making the...
Carnegie Zoom Digital Series
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us to learn about seismology from Carnegie Staff Scientist Lara Wagner. This is the second virtual program in our Fall series of online conversations with several of our...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
One of the most exciting developments in astronomy is the discovery of thousands of planets around stars other than our Sun. But how do these exoplanets form, and why are they so different...
Carnegie Zoom Digital Series
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us to learn about cellular machinery from Carnegie Staff Associate Kamena Kostova. This is the first virtual program in our fall series of online conversations with several of our...
Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Nearly 100 years ago, Carnegie astronomer Edwin Hubble made two truly revolutionary discoveries: First that our Milky Way was only one of many galaxies in a vast universe, and second that the farther...

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