Broad Branch Road Neighborhood Lectures
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 6:30pm
Earth is unique amongst the rocky planets in having two very different types of crust. Continental crust is composed primarily of silica-rich rocks like the granite of your kitchen countertops....
Science in the Neighborhood Series
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 3:00pm
On October 1, Dr. Albright will give an overview of the challenges that reefs are currently facing and the solutions being explored. She will highlight strengths and limitations of current approaches...
Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 7:00pm
Nearly 100 years ago, Carnegie astronomer Edwin Hubble made two truly revolutionary discoveries: First that our Milky Way was only one of many galaxies in a vast universe, and second that the farther...
Carnegie Zoom Digital Series
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 3:00pm
Join us to learn about cellular machinery from Carnegie Staff Associate Kamena Kostova. This is the first virtual program in our fall series of online conversations with several of our...
Capital Science Evening Lectures
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 4:00pm
One of the most exciting developments in astronomy is the discovery of thousands of planets around stars other than our Sun. But how do these exoplanets form, and why are they so different...
Carnegie Zoom Digital Series
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 3:00pm
Join us to learn about seismology from Carnegie Staff Scientist Lara Wagner. This is the second virtual program in our Fall series of online conversations with several of our...

As part of Carnegie’s public outreach efforts, the institution hosts various science-related lectures, events, and seminars at its administration building in Washington, D.C., and at the Carnegie campuses on the East and West Coasts. These events are all free and open to the public, and provide an opportunity to hear from some of the most extraordinary researchers of our time. Many of our events are webcast live and/or recorded. Registration is required for some of the programs.