Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
NOTICE: DR. PIERS SELLERS LECTURE "CREATING THE SCIENCE OF GLOBAL ECOLOGY" HAS BEEN CANCELED AND REPLACED BY DR. GREG ASNER'S LECTURE "EXPLORING AND MANAGING EARTH FROM...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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, but do not guarantee a seat. ...
Special Events
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
(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 Lanting has...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
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 enables DNA to...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
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...
Special Events
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Twenty-five years ago, a small team of Philippine and US scientists worked feverishly to forecast what newly-awakened Mount Pinatubo might do, and to alert everyone from indigenous peoples to high...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm
What do fish fossils tell us about the human body? Ancient fossils, like the Tiktaalik roseae that Dr. Shubin discovered, illustrate the transitional form between fish and land animals. ...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The Kuiper Belt, which has Pluto as the largest member, is a region of comet-like objects just beyond Neptune. This belt of objects has an outer edge, which we are only now able to explore in detail...
Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 6:45pm
The Hubble sequence of galaxies resembles a simple classification chart, yet underneath the neatly aligned shapes and colors lie complex and violent histories. Through radio, infrared, UV and optical...
Special Events
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Three experts judge ten young scientists as they spin tall-but-true tales of climate change, a cure for cancer, the search for life elsewhere, and much more - in 3 powerpoint-free minutes each!...

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