Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Each summer, a volume of water equivalent to 10 Chesapeake Bays melts off of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Much of this meltwater reaches the ocean, but its path is neither direct nor simple. On its...

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

On New Year’s Day in 1925, a young Edwin Hubble released his finding that the Milky Way was not alone but instead accompanied by billions of other galaxies. Six years later, in a series of...

Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Symbiosis refers to mutually beneficial interactions between different organisms. Endosymbiosis is a type of symbiosis in which one organism lives inside another organism. Endosymbiotic...

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

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Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

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Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

The phenomenon of magnetic resonance was first revealed in the classic Stern-Gerlach experiment in 1922. Over the nearly 100 years and 10 Nobel Prizes that followed, magnetic resonance has...

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

SPECIAL LOCATION! NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES - FRED KAVLI AUDITORIUM

Cancer kills millions of people every year and is one of humanity’s greatest health challenges...

Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

We stand at an epochal moment in human history – we are about to learn if we are alone in the universe. The Kepler Space Telescope has shown that Earth-like worlds are commonplace. NASA is...

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Cosmological observations show that on the largest scales accessible to our telescopes, the universe is very uniform, and the same laws of physics operate in all the parts of it that we can see....

Special Events
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Of what is the universe made?  Recent observations suggest surprising results. Not only is most of the matter in the universe dark and unconventional but, more surprisingly, the major...

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