Special Events
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 12:30pm
Decentralization through crowdsourcing continues to positively influence economies and industries across the globe and this year’s global conference stands to be the biggest and boldest...
Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Earth is a water world. More than 70 percent of our planet's surface is covered in water, and its presence allowed for the emergence and sustenance of life. But from where did Earth's water...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Why create national parks? Although the process of designating new parkland is lengthy and complex, national parks offer ecological, cultural, and economic benefits, while also guaranteeing longterm...
Science in the Neighborhood Series
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
All of our DNA, or genetic code, is stored like wound-up string in our cells' chromosomes. The two ends of a chromosome consist of short DNA sequences that are repeated many times. These...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Adult brain connections are precise, but such precision emerges during critical developmental periods when synapses—the delicate contacts between neurons that relay and store information—...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
In August 2017, a team of four Carnegie astronomers provided humankind’s first-ever glimpse of two neutron stars colliding—opening the door to a new era of astronomy. Along with...
Special Events
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
HPV is the leading cause of cervical cancer and kills more than 250,000 women around the world each year. The HPV vaccine, available thanks to the efforts of Drs. John Schiller and Douglas Lowy, can...
Seminars / Conferences
Chlamydomonas image, Louisa Howard, Dartmouth College
Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 4:00pm to Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 12:15pm
18th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF CHLAMYDOMONAS About the conference: The meeting will have an international attendance, a strong interdisciplinary orientation...
Science in the Neighborhood Series
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
As we age, humans experience noticeable differences in our bodies—including some undesired effects on muscle, healing ability, and pain susceptibility. While aches and pains are a...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, MIT
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The direct measurement of gravitational waves predicted by Albert Einstein 100 years ago has opened a new field of science – gravitational wave astrophysics and astronomy. The recent...

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