Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Dr. Ostrander’s team has taken advantage of naturally occurring variations in dog populations in order to reveal the genetic mechanisms underlying both simple and complex traits. She will show...
Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Supernovae are cosmic explosions where a single star can become as bright as a billion stars combined. Even though supernovae are crucial to the Universe, including producing the elements necessary...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The DNA of one human cell—two copies of our “genome”—would stretch almost two meters if fully extended. However, normally it’s tightly packaged in 46 chromosomes. About...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Since releasing its first images of space 5 years ago, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has produced many exciting and fundamental results, enabling transformational...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Tuesday, November 15, 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....
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...

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