Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

The main focus behind Steele’s research has been the development of scientific and measurement criteria for the unambiguous detection of life in early Earth and Mars samples, and future...

Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
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Capital Science Evening Lectures
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Naturally occurring gene drive systems rig the inheritance game and cause some genes to be preferentially inherited, “driving” them out into the population. CRISPR gene-editing tools...

Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

How do we find planets orbiting stars other than our Sun? How do we know what they’re made of, or if they’re Earth-like?  Dr. Teske will discuss how exoplanets’ composition...

Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

‘Rocks’ from space have had a profound influence on the evolution of Earth – from the giant impact that created the Moon, to the asteroids that killed off the dinosaurs and, more...

Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

The formation of galaxies like our Milky Way involves gravity, dark matter, gases, star formation, and stellar explosions. Theoretical astrophysics is now revealing this complex process by using...

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...

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...

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....

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