Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
The discovery that genome engineering could be accomplished by harnessing the bacterial CRISPR-Cas9 immune defense system is one of the most-important scientific breakthroughs of our time. Like a...
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 developed...
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. By stimulating the...
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...
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....
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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 component...
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
In shock-wave experiments, high-powered lasers or guns are used to send a supersonic pressure wave through a sample. This type of dynamic compression can generate immense pressure and allows for the...
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Monday, May 13, 2019 - 2:45pm to 4:15pm
Streaming Video Over the course of four programs, “Carnegie Origins” has been exploring the links between science and society on a topic of profound importance: How did we get here?...
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Like people, each of the billions of galaxies in the universe developed its own unique traits over a complicated lifetime. Until recently, astronomers have only been able to study galaxies closest to...
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Gravity, the fundamental force that shaped our planet, varies across the Earth’s surface, both from place to place and over time. For more than three centuries, scientists have made gravity...

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