Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, Timothy Strobel
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

From stone to steel to silicon, materials shape the world in which we live. Nearly every aspect of our lives is governed by the availability of materials with specific properties, and new advanced...

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, RedSeal
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The new reality is that all digitally networked enterprises and organizations will fall under cyberattack and be breached.  RedSeal CEO Ray Rothrock will be speaking about his new...

Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 6:15pm

As Carl Sagan once said, "We are made of star stuff." However, each element has its own astronomical origins story. Elements are created everywhere from the centers of stars, to...

Special Events
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm

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How and when did life originate on Earth? How many other Earth-like planets...

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, University of Bristol
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Looking upward, the vastness of the heavens is accessible through giant telescopes that collect light from the beginning of time. Turn a telescope downward and the opaqueness of our planet...

Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm

Sound waves propagating through the Universe only 400,000 years after the Big Bang now offer some of our most-precise measures of the composition and history of the Universe. In the last decade,...

Capital Science Evening Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, Oregon State University, Joy Leighton
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Can we use the ocean without using it up? The task is daunting given current trajectories in fisheries, plastics, and other pollutants, and the impacts of climate change and ocean acidification....

Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm

The formation of our Solar System was a chaotic collapse of gas and dust into the Sun, planets, asteroids, and comets we have today, punctuated by catastrophic collisions between these forming...

Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Carnegie Science, Carnegie Institution, Carnegie Institution for Science, John Mulchaey
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

From the work of luminaries Edwin Hubble and Vera Rubin to the recent detection of a neutron star merger and the discovery of the most-distant black hole, Carnegie scientists have played a central...

Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm

What is the Universe made of? We can peer millions of years into the past in the night sky, yet we barely understand just 5 percent—the “regular” matter that we can see. In the...

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