Fascinating lectures, debates, events, and programs on scientific and cultural topics that range from the fossil-hunting to climate change.
December 9, 2015
Can science, ethics, and law identify new pathways out of poverty? Anna Deavere Smith hosts a panel of leading thinkers to explore new approaches to society’s most intractable problem.
December 21, 2015
Join Steve Beyer and Ted Williams for a sneak peek at the celestial objects that will appear in our winter sky.
November 22, 2015
Hear first-hand accounts from the data trenches and test your hand at coding.
November 21, 2015
Join us for a film screening of The Human Face of Big Data, which captures the extraordinary big data revolution that is sweeping, almost invisibly, through business, academia, government, healthcare, and everyday life.
November 17, 2015
Sold out - Join Museum Curator Emeritus Ian Tattersall and Curator Rob DeSalle as they weave together their respective fields—paleoanthropology and molecular biology—in an exciting journey through the world of wine.
November 12, 2015
Join Dr. Thorne Lay as he discusses how analysis of these earthquakes forced researchers to revise longstanding ideas about the behavior of the Earth beneath our feet.
October 29, 2015
Lauren Redniss, author of Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie debuts her new title. Developed while she was an artist in residence at the Museum, Thunder & Lighting: Weather, Past, Present, Future brings her unique style to a journey from the driest desert on Earth to an island in the Arctic and beyond.