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This is the "instruction manual" for the Area science event list (wiki.hacdc.org/index.php/Area_science_event_list).
 
This is an incomplete list of science events (talks and science fairs; excluding book, article, or movie discussions, workshops, and events focused on finance rather than science) in the Washington area and at the STScI and BUGSS in Baltimore. Only free events are listed but registration, a free ticket, or other advance arrangements may be required (noted when known). Normal times and locations for events are given below but note that there may be exceptions.  
 
This is an incomplete list of science events (talks and science fairs; excluding book, article, or movie discussions, workshops, and events focused on finance rather than science) in the Washington area and at the STScI and BUGSS in Baltimore. Only free events are listed but registration, a free ticket, or other advance arrangements may be required (noted when known). Normal times and locations for events are given below but note that there may be exceptions.  
  
 
Warning: All events are subject to change with no warning. Send additions, corrections, comments, etc. to: gippgig@gmail.com
 
Warning: All events are subject to change with no warning. Send additions, corrections, comments, etc. to: gippgig@gmail.com
  
Cafe Scientifique - www.arlingtonvirginiausa.com/
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CI=Carnegie Institute - carnegiescience.edu/events - Capital Science Evenings - 6:45PM Carnegie Institute (1530 P St. NW Washington, D.C. 20005) (registration required) NLS - 6:30PM Broad Branch Road Campus (5251 Broad Branch Rd. NW Washington, D.C. 20015) (registration recommended))
CI=Carnegie Institute (CSE=[https://carnegiescience.edu/events/capital-science-evening-lectures Capital Science Evenings] - 6:45PM Carnegie Institute (1530 P St. NW Washington, D.C. 20005) (registration required)   NLS=[https://carnegiescience.edu/events/broad-branch-road-neighborhood-lectures Neighborhood Lecture Series] - 6:30PM Broad Branch Road Campus (5251 Broad Branch Rd. NW Washington, D.C. 20015) (registration recommended))
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DASER=DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous - www.cpnas.org/events/upcoming-events.html - 6PM (registration and photo ID required)
DASER=[http://www.cpnas.org/events/upcoming-events.html DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous] - 6PM (registration and photo ID required)
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DCSC=D.C. Science Cafe - dcswa.org/dc-science-cafe/ - 6:30PM Busboys and Poets (1025 5th St. NW (5th & K St.) Washington, D.C. 20001 (202)789-BBAP
DCSC=[https://dcswa.org/dc-science-cafe/ D.C. Science Cafe] - 6:30PM Busboys and Poets (1025 5th St. NW (5th & K St.) Washington, D.C. 20001 (202)789-BBAP
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HacDC - www.hacdc.org (202)556-4225 - 7:30PM St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church 2nd floor (1525 Newton St. NW Washington, D.C. 20010)
[http://www.hacdc.org/ HacDC] - (202)556-4225 - 7:30PM St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church 2nd floor (1525 Newton St. NW Washington, D.C. 20010
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LDPL=The Labs at DC Public Library - www.dclibrary.org/labsatdcpl
LDPL=[https://www.dclibrary.org/labsatdcpl The Labs at DC Public Library]
 
 
LFV=Little Falls Village - (301) 320-3267 - 1:30PM Little Falls Library
 
LFV=Little Falls Village - (301) 320-3267 - 1:30PM Little Falls Library
NAS=[http://www8.nationalacademies.org/publicevent/ National Academy of Sciences]
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NAS=National Academy of Sciences - Division on Earth and Life Studies - dels.nas.edu/Upcoming-Events
[http://dels.nas.edu/Upcoming-Events Division on Earth and Life Studies]
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NCAS=National Capital Area Skeptics - www.ncas.org (240)670-NCAS - 1:30PM
NCAS=[https://www.ncas.org/ National Capital Area Skeptics] - (240)670-NCAS - 1:30PM
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Nerds in NoMa - www.nomabid.org/nerds-in-noma/ - 6:30PM 1200 1st St. NE (1st & M St.) Washington, D.C.
[https://dc.nerdnite.com/ Nerd Nite DC]
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PSW=Philosophical Society of Washington - www.philsoc.org/ - 8PM John Wesley Powell Auditorium (left of Cosmos Club 2170 Florida Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20008)
[https://www.nomabid.org/nerds-in-noma/ Nerds in NoMa] - 6:30PM 1200 1st St. NE (1st & M St.) Washington, D.C.
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RSC=Rockville Science Center - www.rockvillesciencecenter.org, (240)FUN-8111 (RSC=Rockville Science Cafe - 3rd Tue. 7PM ST=Science Tuesdays  *YASC=Young Adult Science Cafe Rockville Science Day - April noon Montgomery College (51 Mannakee St. Rockville, Md. 20850))
PSW=[https://pswscience.org/ Philosophical Society of Washington] - 8PM John Wesley Powell Auditorium (left of Cosmos Club 2170 Florida Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20008)
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TBC=The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family - thebowencenter.org/meetings/lectures/ - 4400 MacArthur Boulevard, NW Suite 103, Washington, DC 20007-2521
RSC=[http://rockvillesciencecenter.org/ Rockville Science Center] - (240)FUN-8111 (RSC=Rockville Science Cafe - 3rd Tue. 7PM   ST=Science Tuesdays  *YASC=Young Adult Science Cafe   Rockville Science Day - April noon Montgomery College (51 Mannakee St. Rockville, Md. 20850))
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UMdSoT=Science on Tap - cmns.umd.edu/news-events/events, abbyr@umd.edu, (301) 405-5845 - MilkBoy ArtHouse 7416 Baltimore Ave., College Park, Md. 20740 (registration)
TBC=[http://thebowencenter.org/meetings/lectures/ The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family] - 4400 MacArthur Boulevard, NW Suite 103, Washington, DC 20007-2521
 
UMdSoT=[http://cmns.umd.edu/news-events/events Science on Tap] -  (abbyr@umd.edu, (301) 405-5845 - MilkBoy ArtHouse 7416 Baltimore Ave., College Park, Md. 20740 - registration)
 
 
Biology
 
Biology
ASub=American Society for Microbiology MAH=Microbes After Hours - www.asm.org/index.php/public-outreach/microbes-after-hours (1752 N St. NW) (registration)
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BUGSS=Baltimore Under Ground Science Space - www.bugsonline.org/ - (410)732-0947 (101 N. Haven St. Suite 105 Baltimore, Md. 21224)
BUGSS=[http://www.bugssonline.org/ Baltimore Under Ground Science Space] - (410)732-0947 (101 N. Haven St. Suite 105 Baltimore, Md. 21224)
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HHMI=Howard Hughes Medical Institute - www.janelia.org/you-janelia/dialogues-discovery - Janelia Research Campus (19700 Helix Dr. Ashburn, Va. 20147 (571)209-4000) (ticket required)
HHMI=[https://www.janelia.org/you-janelia/dialogues-discovery Howard Hughes Medical Institute] - Janelia Research Campus (19700 Helix Dr. Ashburn, Va. 20147 (571)209-4000) (ticket required)
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IBBR=Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research (UMd.) - www.ibbr.umd.edu/events/upcoming-events
IBBR=[https://www.ibbr.umd.edu/events/upcoming-events Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research] (UMd.)
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SCBI=Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (National Zoo) - nationalzoo.si.edu/conservation/scbi-rock-creek-park-seminars
SCBI=[https://nationalzoo.si.edu/conservation/scbi-rock-creek-park-seminars Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute] (National Zoo)
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UMdBpS=Univ. of Md. Biophysics Seminars - marylandbiophysics.umd.edu/seminars/ (301)405-9307 - Mon. 4PM IPST 1116
UMdBpS=[http://marylandbiophysics.umd.edu/seminars/ Univ. of Md. Biophysics Seminars] - Mon. 4PM IPST 1116
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UMdBS=Univ. of Md. biology seminars (also see IBBR) - www.bisi.umd.edu/events-3/ (301)405-6905 (ANSC=Animal & Avian Science Seminar  BBS=BISI-BEES Seminar  BCBMS=BISI-CBBG and BISI-MOCB Seminar  BCS=BISI-CBBG Seminar
UMdBS=[https://www.bisi.umd.edu/events-3/ Univ. of Md. biology seminars] (also see IBBR) (ANSC=Animal & Avian Science Seminar ATRIUM=Arabidopsis thaliana Research Initiative at UMd. BBS=BISI-BEES Seminar  BCBMS=BISI-CBBG and BISI-MOCB Seminar  BCS=BISI-CBBG Seminar
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BEES=Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Systematics  CBBG=Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, and Genomics  CBCB=Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology  CBG=Computational Biology and Genomics  CBMG=Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics  CSC=Cognitive Science Colloquium  EC=Entomology Colloquium  EGS=Evo-Gen Seminar  ENTM=Entomology Seminar  MOCB=Molecular and Cellular Biology  PSL=Plant Science Lecture  RIP=Research in Progress  VMS=VetMed Seminar)
BEES=Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Systematics BYOB=Bring Your Own Bioinformatics CBBG=Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, and Genomics  CBCB=Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology  CBG=Computational Biology and Genomics  CBMG=Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics  CSC=Cognitive Science Colloquium  EC=Entomology Colloquium  EGS=Evo-Gen Seminar  ENTM=Entomology Seminar  GEMS=Genetics with Eukaryotic Model Systems  ICRS=Integrative Cancer Research Seminar  MOCB=Molecular and Cellular Biology  PSL=Plant Science Lecture PSS=Plant Science Seminar RIP=Research in Progress  RIPT=Research in Progress Talks  VMSS=VetMed Seminar)
 
 
Chemistry
 
Chemistry
UMdCS=[http://www.chem.umd.edu/whats-new/calendar Univ. of Md. chemistry seminar]
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UMdCS=Univ. of Md. chemistry seminar - www.chem.umd.edu/whats-new/calendar (301)405-1788 (SS=Student Seminar)
SS=Student Seminar
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CSW=Chemical Society of Washington - capitalchemist.org/category/csw-events/
CSW=[https://capitalchemist.org/category/csw-events/ Chemical Society of Washington]
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WCDG=Washington Chromotography Discussion Group - washchrom.com/meetings/
WCDG=[https://washchrom.com/meetings/ Washington Chromotography Discussion Group]
 
 
Engineering
 
Engineering
 
UMdEgS=University of Md. engineering seminar series
 
UMdEgS=University of Md. engineering seminar series
[https://enme.umd.edu/events/seminars Mechanical Engineering]
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(MES=Mechanical Engineering - enme.umd.edu/events/seminars CBmES=Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - chbe.umd.edu/seminar-series BeS=Bioengineering - bioe.umd.edu/events/seminars)
CBmES=[https://chbe.umd.edu/seminar-series  Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering]
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WBMSDG=Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group - wbmsdg.org/
FDRS=[https://enme.umd.edu/events/fluid-dynamics-review-seminars Fluid Dynamics Review series]
 
BeS=[https://bioe.umd.edu/events/seminars Bioengineering]
 
AsES=Aerospace Engineering Seminar
 
WBMSDG=[http://wbmsdg.org/?page_id=900 Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group]
 
 
Environment-Geology
 
Environment-Geology
BNC=[https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-nature-center/programs-events/ Brookside Nature Center] - (1400 Glenallan Ave. Silver Spring, Md. 20902 (301)962-1480)
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GLMSMC=Gem, Lapidary, and Mineral Society of Montgomery County, MD., Inc. - www.glmsmc.com/ - 7:30PM 2nd Monday Rockville Senior Center (1150 Carnation Dr. Rockville, Md.)
GLMSMC=[http://www.glmsmc.com/ Gem, Lapidary, and Mineral Society of Montgomery County, MD., Inc.] - 7:30PM 2nd Monday Rockville Senior Center (1150 Carnation Dr. Rockville, Md.)
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UMdES=Univ. of Md. environment seminar - www.atmos.umd.edu/seminar/ (301)405-5391 (ACBBT=Atmospheric Chemistry Brown Bag Talk - Friday CSS 3400, DS=AOSC Departmental Seminar - Thursday 3:30PM CSS 2400, ESSIC=Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center Seminar - Monday noon M-Square 4102, SS=AOSC Student Seminar - Tuesday 3:30PM CSS 3400)
MNC=[https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/rock-creek-regional-park/meadowside-nature-center/programs/ Meadowside Nature Center] -  (5100 Meadowside La. Rockville, Md. 20858 (301)258-4030)
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UMdGcS=Univ. of Md. Geochemistry Seminars - www.geol.umd.edu/department/geochemseminar.php - Wed. 11AM CHEM 0215
UMdES - [https://www.atmos.umd.edu/seminar/ Univ. of Md. environment seminar]
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UMdGS=Univ. of Md. Geology Seminars - www.geol.umd.edu/department/seminar.php (301)405-4082 geology@umd.edu - Fri. 3PM PLS 1140
ACBBT=Atmospheric Chemistry Brown Bag Talk - Friday CSS 3400
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PtSW=Paleontological Society of Washington - nmnh.typepad.com/paleontological_society/ - 3rd Wed. 7PM National Museum of Natural History room E-304
DS=AOSC Departmental Seminar - Thursday 3:30PM CSS 2400,
 
ESSIC=Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center Seminar - Monday noon M-Square 4102,  
 
SS=AOSC Student Seminar - Tuesday 3:30PM CSS 3400
 
UMdGcS=[https://www.geol.umd.edu/department/geochemseminar.php Univ. of Md. Geochemistry Seminars] - Wed. 11AM CHEM 0215
 
UMdGS=[https://www.geol.umd.edu/department/seminar.php Univ. of Md. Geology Seminars] - Fri. 3PM PLS 1140
 
PtSW=[https://nmnh.typepad.com/paleontological_society/ Paleontological Society of Washington] - 3rd Wed. 7PM National Museum of Natural History room E-304
 
 
Math
 
Math
DCAPS=[https://dcaps.info/ DC-Area Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Seminar]
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DCAPS=DC-Area Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Seminar - dcaps.info/
MAA=[https://www.maa.org/meetings/calendar-events Mathematical Society of America] - Carriage House (1781 Church St. NW Washington, D.C. 20036 (202)319-8476) (registration)
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MAA=Mathematical Society of America - www.maa.org/meetings/calendar-events - Carriage House (1781 Church St. NW Washington, D.C. 20036 (202)319-8476) (registration)
UMdCSS= Univ. of Md. computer science [https://www.cs.umd.edu/events seminars] and [https://talks.cs.umd.edu/ talks]
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UMdCSS= Univ. of Md. computer science - www.cs.umd.edu/events & talks.cs.umd.edu/ (301)405-2662 (CATS=Capital Area Theory Seminar CLIP=Computational Linguistics and Information Processing HCIL=Human-Computer Interaction Lab QuICS=Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science Seminar)
CATS=Capital Area Theory Seminar
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UMdMS=Univ. of Md. Math Seminars - www-math.umd.edu/research/seminars (301)405-4190 (ANT=Algebra-Number Theory D=Dynamics GT=Geometry-Topology LGRT-Lie Groups and Representation Theory NA=Numerical Analysis)
CLIP=Computational Linguistics and Information Processing
 
HCIL=Human-Computer Interaction Lab
 
QuICS=Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science Seminar
 
UMdMS=[https://www-math.umd.edu/research/seminars Univ. of Md. math seminars]
 
ANT=Algebra-Number Theory
 
D=Dynamics
 
GT=Geometry-Topology
 
LGRT-Lie Groups and Representation Theory, NA=Numerical Analysis
 
 
Misc.
 
Misc.
TOOOL-DC=[https://toool.us/meetings.html The Open Organisation of Lockpickers] - 1st Wed. The Board Room (1737 Conn. Ave. NW Washington, D.C.)
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TOOOL-DC=The Open Organization of Lockpickers - toool.us/meetings.html - 1st Wed. The Board Room (1737 Conn. Ave. NW Washington, D.C.)
 
Physics
 
Physics
APS=[https://www.aps.org/units/maspg/meetings/ American Physical Society] - 3rd Wed. 1PM American Center for Physics (1 Physics Ellipse College Park, Md. 20740 (301)209-3000)
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APS=American Physical Society - www.aps.org/units/maspg/meetings/ - 3rd Wed. 1PM American Center for Physics (1 Physics Ellipse College Park, Md. 20740 (301)209-3000)
UMdPS=[https://umdphysics.umd.edu/events Univ. of Md. physics seminars]
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UMdPS=Univ. of Md. physics seminars - umdphysics.umd.edu/events (301)405-3401 (ADS=Applied Dynamics Seminar CNAM=Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials CMTC=Condensed Matter Theory Center DSTL=Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Lecture GPS=Gravitational Physics Seminar HEP=High Energy Physics ISP=Informal Statistical Physics JQCS=JQI-QuICS-CMTC Seminar JQI=Joint Quantum Institute LPS=Laboratory for Physical Sciences MSES=MSE Seminar NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar NTS=Nuclear Theory Seminar PPS=Plasma Physics Seminar QuICS-see UMdCSS SPS=Space Physics Seminar)
ADS=Applied Dynamics Seminar
 
CNAM=Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials
 
CMTC=Condensed Matter Theory Center
 
DSTL=Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Lecture
 
GPS=Gravitational Physics Seminar
 
HEP=High Energy Physics
 
ISP=Informal Statistical Physics
 
JQCS=JQI-QuICS-CMTC Seminar
 
JQI=Joint Quantum Institute
 
LPS=Laboratory for Physical Sciences
 
MSES=MSE Seminar
 
NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar
 
NTS=Nuclear Theory Seminar
 
PPS=Plasma Physics Seminar
 
QuICS-see UMdCSS
 
SPS=Space Physics Seminar
 
 
Space
 
Space
UMdObs=[http://www.astro.umd.edu/openhouse/ Univ. of Md. Observatory open houses] - (301)405-6555 - 5th & 20th 8PM (Nov.-April) or 9PM (May-Oct.) (Metzerott Rd.)
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UMdObs=Univ. of Md. Observatory open houses - www.astro.umd.edu/openhouse/ - (301)405-6555 - 5th & 20th 8PM (Nov.-April) or 9PM (May-Oct.) (Metzerott Rd.)
NCA=[http://capitalastronomers.org/ National Capital Astronomers] - 2nd Sat. 7:30PM UMd. Observatory (Metzerott Rd.)
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NCA=National Capital Astronomers - capitalastronomers.org/ - 2nd Sat. 7:30PM UMd. Observatory (Metzerott Rd.)
NoVAC=[https://www.novac.com/wp/outreach/meetings/ Northern Virginia Astronomy Club] - 2nd Sun. 7PM GMU Research Hall Room 163
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NoVAC=Northern Virginia Astronomy Club - www.novac.com/wp/outreach/meetings/ - 2nd Sun. 7PM GMU Research Hall Room 163
GMUObs=[http://physics.gmu.edu/~hgeller/observing.html George Mason Univ. Observatory] - Research Hall
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GMUObs=George Mason Univ. Observatory - physics.gmu.edu/~hgeller/observing.html - Research Hall
TPS=[https://www.meetup.com/The-Planetary-Society-DC-Chapter/ The Planetary Society] - Jack.Kiraly@planetary.org
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TPS=The Planetary Society] - Jack.Kiraly@planetary.org
ISUSC=[https://www.spacecafe.global/ International Space University Space Cafe] - 7PM 2nd Tue. Brixton (901 U St. NW)
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ISUSC=International Space University Space Cafe - www.isuspacecafe.org
ASG=[http://www.greenbeltastro.org/events.shtml Astronomical Society of Greenbelt] - last Thur. 7:30PM
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ASG=Astronomical Society of Greenbelt - www.greenbeltastro.org/events.shtml - last Thur. 7:30PM
HAL=[https://www.howardastro.org/meetings.php Howard Astronomical League] - 3rd Thur. 7PM Robinson Nature Center downstairs (6692 Cedar La. Columbia, Md. 21044 (410)313-0400)
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HAL=Howard Astronomical League - www.howardastro.org/meetings.php - 3rd Thur. 7PM Robinson Nature Center downstairs (6692 Cedar La. Columbia, Md. 21044 (410)313-0400)
NASM=[https://airandspace.si.edu/visit/events National Air & Space Museum] - (202)633-1000 (WNIA?=What's New in Aerospace?)
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NASM=National Air & Space Museum - airandspace.si.edu/visit/events (202)633-1000 (WNIA?=What's New in Aerospace?)
[https://scicolloq.gsfc.nasa.gov/ Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Colloquium] (restricted access; not included in list)
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Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Colloquium - scicolloq.gsfc.nasa.gov/ (restricted access; not included in list)
STScI=[https://hubblesite.org/resource-gallery/learning-resources/public-lecture-series Space Telescope Science Institute] - 1st Tue. 8PM (3700 San Martin Dr. Baltimore, Md. 21218 (410)338-4700
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STScI=Space Telescope Science Institute - hubblesite.org/about_us/public_talks/ - 1st Tue. 8PM (3700 San Martin Dr. Baltimore, Md. 21218 (410)338-4700
UMdSS=UMd. space seminar
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UMdSS=UMd. space seminar - www.astro.umd.edu/ & space.umd.edu/seminars/ (301)405-3001 (AC=Astronomy Colloquia - Wed. 4:05PM CSS 2400 BANG=Better Astronomy for a New Generation - Thur. 4PM PSC 1136 CTC=CTC Theory Lunch - Mon. 11AM PSC 1136 LCS=LMA/CARMA Seminar - 3PM PSC 2136   PALS=Planetary Astronomy Late-afternoon Seminar - Mon. 2PM SCRPS=Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar - Mon. 4:30PM CSS 2400)
[http://www.astro.umd.edu/ Astronomy]
 
AC=Astronomy Colloquia - Wed. 4:05PM CSS 2400
 
BANG=Better Astronomy for a New Generation - Thur. 4PM PSC 1136
 
CTC=CTC Theory Lunch - Mon. 11AM PSC 1136
 
LCS=LMA/CARMA Seminar - 3PM PSC 2136  
 
Pals=Planetary Astronomy Late-afternoon Seminar - Mon. 2PM
 
SCRPS=[https://space.umd.edu/seminars/ Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar] - Mon. 4:30PM CSS 2400
 
 
Weather
 
Weather
AMS=[https://www.ametsoc.org/chapters/washingtondc/Events.html American Meteorological Society]
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AMS=American Meteorological Society - www.ametsoc.org/chapters/washingtondc/Events.html
NOAA=[https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/seminars/ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration] - (1305 East-West Hwy. Silver Spring, Md. 20910 & 5830 University Research Ct. College Park, Md. 20740) (possible nuisance security; may require advance notice)
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NOAA=National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - www.nodc.noaa.gov/seminars/ - (1305 East-West Hwy. Silver Spring, Md. 20910 & 5830 University Research Ct. College Park, Md. 20740) (possible nuisance security; may require advance notice)
 
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This is the "instruction manual" for the Area science event list (wiki.hacdc.org/index.php/Area_science_event_list). This is an incomplete list of science events (talks and science fairs; excluding book, article, or movie discussions, workshops, and events focused on finance rather than science) in the Washington area and at the STScI and BUGSS in Baltimore. Only free events are listed but registration, a free ticket, or other advance arrangements may be required (noted when known). Normal times and locations for events are given below but note that there may be exceptions. Warning: All events are subject to change with no warning. Send additions, corrections, comments, etc. to: gippgig@gmail.com CI=Carnegie Institute - carnegiescience.edu/events - Capital Science Evenings - 6:45PM Carnegie Institute (1530 P St. NW Washington, D.C. 20005) (registration required) NLS - 6:30PM Broad Branch Road Campus (5251 Broad Branch Rd. NW Washington, D.C. 20015) (registration recommended)) DASER=DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous - www.cpnas.org/events/upcoming-events.html - 6PM (registration and photo ID required) DCSC=D.C. Science Cafe - dcswa.org/dc-science-cafe/ - 6:30PM Busboys and Poets (1025 5th St. NW (5th & K St.) Washington, D.C. 20001 (202)789-BBAP HacDC - www.hacdc.org (202)556-4225 - 7:30PM St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church 2nd floor (1525 Newton St. NW Washington, D.C. 20010) LDPL=The Labs at DC Public Library - www.dclibrary.org/labsatdcpl LFV=Little Falls Village - (301) 320-3267 - 1:30PM Little Falls Library NAS=National Academy of Sciences - Division on Earth and Life Studies - dels.nas.edu/Upcoming-Events NCAS=National Capital Area Skeptics - www.ncas.org (240)670-NCAS - 1:30PM Nerds in NoMa - www.nomabid.org/nerds-in-noma/ - 6:30PM 1200 1st St. NE (1st & M St.) Washington, D.C. PSW=Philosophical Society of Washington - www.philsoc.org/ - 8PM John Wesley Powell Auditorium (left of Cosmos Club 2170 Florida Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20008) RSC=Rockville Science Center - www.rockvillesciencecenter.org, (240)FUN-8111 (RSC=Rockville Science Cafe - 3rd Tue. 7PM ST=Science Tuesdays *YASC=Young Adult Science Cafe Rockville Science Day - April noon Montgomery College (51 Mannakee St. Rockville, Md. 20850)) TBC=The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family - thebowencenter.org/meetings/lectures/ - 4400 MacArthur Boulevard, NW Suite 103, Washington, DC 20007-2521 UMdSoT=Science on Tap - cmns.umd.edu/news-events/events, abbyr@umd.edu, (301) 405-5845 - MilkBoy ArtHouse 7416 Baltimore Ave., College Park, Md. 20740 (registration) Biology BUGSS=Baltimore Under Ground Science Space - www.bugsonline.org/ - (410)732-0947 (101 N. Haven St. Suite 105 Baltimore, Md. 21224) HHMI=Howard Hughes Medical Institute - www.janelia.org/you-janelia/dialogues-discovery - Janelia Research Campus (19700 Helix Dr. Ashburn, Va. 20147 (571)209-4000) (ticket required) IBBR=Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research (UMd.) - www.ibbr.umd.edu/events/upcoming-events SCBI=Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (National Zoo) - nationalzoo.si.edu/conservation/scbi-rock-creek-park-seminars UMdBpS=Univ. of Md. Biophysics Seminars - marylandbiophysics.umd.edu/seminars/ (301)405-9307 - Mon. 4PM IPST 1116 UMdBS=Univ. of Md. biology seminars (also see IBBR) - www.bisi.umd.edu/events-3/ (301)405-6905 (ANSC=Animal & Avian Science Seminar BBS=BISI-BEES Seminar BCBMS=BISI-CBBG and BISI-MOCB Seminar BCS=BISI-CBBG Seminar BEES=Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Systematics CBBG=Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, and Genomics CBCB=Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology CBG=Computational Biology and Genomics CBMG=Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics CSC=Cognitive Science Colloquium EC=Entomology Colloquium EGS=Evo-Gen Seminar ENTM=Entomology Seminar MOCB=Molecular and Cellular Biology PSL=Plant Science Lecture RIP=Research in Progress VMS=VetMed Seminar) Chemistry UMdCS=Univ. of Md. chemistry seminar - www.chem.umd.edu/whats-new/calendar (301)405-1788 (SS=Student Seminar) CSW=Chemical Society of Washington - capitalchemist.org/category/csw-events/ WCDG=Washington Chromotography Discussion Group - washchrom.com/meetings/ Engineering UMdEgS=University of Md. engineering seminar series (MES=Mechanical Engineering - enme.umd.edu/events/seminars CBmES=Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - chbe.umd.edu/seminar-series BeS=Bioengineering - bioe.umd.edu/events/seminars) WBMSDG=Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group - wbmsdg.org/ Environment-Geology GLMSMC=Gem, Lapidary, and Mineral Society of Montgomery County, MD., Inc. - www.glmsmc.com/ - 7:30PM 2nd Monday Rockville Senior Center (1150 Carnation Dr. Rockville, Md.) UMdES=Univ. of Md. environment seminar - www.atmos.umd.edu/seminar/ (301)405-5391 (ACBBT=Atmospheric Chemistry Brown Bag Talk - Friday CSS 3400, DS=AOSC Departmental Seminar - Thursday 3:30PM CSS 2400, ESSIC=Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center Seminar - Monday noon M-Square 4102, SS=AOSC Student Seminar - Tuesday 3:30PM CSS 3400) UMdGcS=Univ. of Md. Geochemistry Seminars - www.geol.umd.edu/department/geochemseminar.php - Wed. 11AM CHEM 0215 UMdGS=Univ. of Md. Geology Seminars - www.geol.umd.edu/department/seminar.php (301)405-4082 geology@umd.edu - Fri. 3PM PLS 1140 PtSW=Paleontological Society of Washington - nmnh.typepad.com/paleontological_society/ - 3rd Wed. 7PM National Museum of Natural History room E-304 Math DCAPS=DC-Area Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Seminar - dcaps.info/ MAA=Mathematical Society of America - www.maa.org/meetings/calendar-events - Carriage House (1781 Church St. NW Washington, D.C. 20036 (202)319-8476) (registration) UMdCSS= Univ. of Md. computer science - www.cs.umd.edu/events & talks.cs.umd.edu/ (301)405-2662 (CATS=Capital Area Theory Seminar CLIP=Computational Linguistics and Information Processing HCIL=Human-Computer Interaction Lab QuICS=Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science Seminar) UMdMS=Univ. of Md. Math Seminars - www-math.umd.edu/research/seminars (301)405-4190 (ANT=Algebra-Number Theory D=Dynamics GT=Geometry-Topology LGRT-Lie Groups and Representation Theory NA=Numerical Analysis) Misc. TOOOL-DC=The Open Organization of Lockpickers - toool.us/meetings.html - 1st Wed. The Board Room (1737 Conn. Ave. NW Washington, D.C.) Physics APS=American Physical Society - www.aps.org/units/maspg/meetings/ - 3rd Wed. 1PM American Center for Physics (1 Physics Ellipse College Park, Md. 20740 (301)209-3000) UMdPS=Univ. of Md. physics seminars - umdphysics.umd.edu/events (301)405-3401 (ADS=Applied Dynamics Seminar CNAM=Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials CMTC=Condensed Matter Theory Center DSTL=Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Lecture GPS=Gravitational Physics Seminar HEP=High Energy Physics ISP=Informal Statistical Physics JQCS=JQI-QuICS-CMTC Seminar JQI=Joint Quantum Institute LPS=Laboratory for Physical Sciences MSES=MSE Seminar NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar NTS=Nuclear Theory Seminar PPS=Plasma Physics Seminar QuICS-see UMdCSS SPS=Space Physics Seminar) Space UMdObs=Univ. of Md. Observatory open houses - www.astro.umd.edu/openhouse/ - (301)405-6555 - 5th & 20th 8PM (Nov.-April) or 9PM (May-Oct.) (Metzerott Rd.) NCA=National Capital Astronomers - capitalastronomers.org/ - 2nd Sat. 7:30PM UMd. Observatory (Metzerott Rd.) NoVAC=Northern Virginia Astronomy Club - www.novac.com/wp/outreach/meetings/ - 2nd Sun. 7PM GMU Research Hall Room 163 GMUObs=George Mason Univ. Observatory - physics.gmu.edu/~hgeller/observing.html - Research Hall TPS=The Planetary Society] - Jack.Kiraly@planetary.org ISUSC=International Space University Space Cafe - www.isuspacecafe.org ASG=Astronomical Society of Greenbelt - www.greenbeltastro.org/events.shtml - last Thur. 7:30PM HAL=Howard Astronomical League - www.howardastro.org/meetings.php - 3rd Thur. 7PM Robinson Nature Center downstairs (6692 Cedar La. Columbia, Md. 21044 (410)313-0400) NASM=National Air & Space Museum - airandspace.si.edu/visit/events (202)633-1000 (WNIA?=What's New in Aerospace?) Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Colloquium - scicolloq.gsfc.nasa.gov/ (restricted access; not included in list) STScI=Space Telescope Science Institute - hubblesite.org/about_us/public_talks/ - 1st Tue. 8PM (3700 San Martin Dr. Baltimore, Md. 21218 (410)338-4700 UMdSS=UMd. space seminar - www.astro.umd.edu/ & space.umd.edu/seminars/ (301)405-3001 (AC=Astronomy Colloquia - Wed. 4:05PM CSS 2400 BANG=Better Astronomy for a New Generation - Thur. 4PM PSC 1136 CTC=CTC Theory Lunch - Mon. 11AM PSC 1136 LCS=LMA/CARMA Seminar - 3PM PSC 2136 PALS=Planetary Astronomy Late-afternoon Seminar - Mon. 2PM SCRPS=Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar - Mon. 4:30PM CSS 2400) Weather AMS=American Meteorological Society - www.ametsoc.org/chapters/washingtondc/Events.html NOAA=National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - www.nodc.noaa.gov/seminars/ - (1305 East-West Hwy. Silver Spring, Md. 20910 & 5830 University Research Ct. College Park, Md. 20740) (possible nuisance security; may require advance notice)