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This is the "instruction manual" for the Area science event list (wiki.hacdc.org/index.php/Area_science_event_list).
 
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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 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
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Warning: All events are subject to change with no warning. Send additions, corrections, comments, etc. to: gippgig@gmail.com
  
General
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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))
Cafe Scientifique - www.arlingtonvirginiausa.com/
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DASER=DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous - www.cpnas.org/events/upcoming-events.html - 6PM (registration and photo ID required)
CI=Carnegie Institute CSE=Capital Science Evenings - carnegiescience.edu/events/lectures - 6:45PM Carnegie Institute (1530 P St. NW Washington, D.C. 20005) (registration required), NLS=Neighborhood Lecture Series - carnegiescience.edu/nls - 6:30PM Broad Branch Road Campus (5251 Broad Branch Rd. NW Washington, D.C. 20015) (registration recommended)
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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
DASER=DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous - www.cpnas.org/events/experience-future-events-daser.html - 6PM (registration and photo ID required)
 
DCSC=D.C. Science Cafe - www.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)
 
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)
NCAS=National Capital Area Skeptics - www.ncas.org/ (240)670-NCAS - 1:30PM
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LDPL=The Labs at DC Public Library - www.dclibrary.org/labsatdcpl
Nerd Nite DC - dc.nerdnite.com
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LFV=Little Falls Village - (301) 320-3267 - 1:30PM Little Falls Library
Nerds in NoMa - www.nomabid.org/lobby-project/ - 6:30PM 1200 1st St. NE (1st & M St.) Washington, D.C.
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NAS=National Academy of Sciences - Division on Earth and Life Studies - dels.nas.edu/Upcoming-Events
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NCAS=National Capital Area Skeptics - www.ncas.org (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.
 
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)
 
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 Branded '72 (387 E. Gude Dr. Rockville, Md. 20850, 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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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))
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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
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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)
 
Biology
 
Biology
BUGSS=Baltimore Under Ground Science Space - www.bugssonline.org/calendar.html (410)732-0947 (101 N. Haven St. Suite 105 Baltimore, Md. 21224)
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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)
HHMI=Howard Hughes Medical Institute - www.janelia.org/conferences-events/public-events - Janelia Research Campus (19700 Helix Dr. Ashburn, Va. 20147 (571)209-4000) (ticket required)
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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)
UMdBpS=Univ. of Md. Biophysics Seminars - Mon. 4PM CHEM 0112
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IBBR=Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research (UMd.) - www.ibbr.umd.edu/events/upcoming-events
UMdBS=Univ. of Md. biology seminars - www.bisi.umd.edu/events/ (ATRIUM=Arabidopsis thaliana Research Initiative at UMd. 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 GEMS=Genetics with Eukaryotic Model Systems MOCB=Molecular and Cellular Biology PSS=Plant Science Seminar RIP=Research in Progress RIPT=Research in Progress Talks)
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SCBI=Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (National Zoo) - nationalzoo.si.edu/conservation/scbi-rock-creek-park-seminars
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UMdBpS=Univ. of Md. Biophysics Seminars - marylandbiophysics.umd.edu/seminars/ (301)405-9307 - 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
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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  EG=Evo-Gen Seminar  ENTM=Entomology Seminar  MOCB=Molecular and Cellular Biology PSL=Plant Science Lecture  RIP=Research in Progress VM=VetMed Seminar)
 
Chemistry
 
Chemistry
UMdCS=Univ. of Md. chemistry seminars - www.chem.umd.edu/whats-new/calendar/action~month/
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UMdCS=Univ. of Md. chemistry seminar - www.chem.umd.edu/whats-new/calendar (301)405-1788 (SS=Student Seminar)
Environment
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CSW=Chemical Society of Washington - capitalchemist.org/category/csw-events/
BNC=Brookside Nature Center - www.montgomeryparks.org/nature_centers/brookside/ (1400 Glenallan Ave. Silver Spring, Md. 20902 (301)962-1480)
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WCDG=Washington Chromotography Discussion Group - washchrom.com/meetings/
MNC=Meadowside Nature Center - www.montgomeryparks.org/nature_centers/meadow/ (5100 Meadowside La. Rockville, Md. 20858 (301)258-4030)
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Engineering
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UMdEgS=University of Md. engineering seminar series
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(MES=Mechanical Engineering - enme.umd.edu/events/seminars  MNC=Maryland NanoCenter - www.nanocenter.umd.edu/events CBmE=Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - chbe.umd.edu/seminar-series  Be=Bioengineering - bioe.umd.edu/events/seminars)
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WBMSDG=Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group - wbmsdg.org/
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Environment-Geology
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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.)
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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)
 
UMdGcS=Univ. of Md. Geochemistry Seminars - www.geol.umd.edu/department/geochemseminar.php - Wed. 11AM CHEM 0215
 
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 - Fri. 3PM PLS 1140
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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
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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
 
Math
 
Math
MAA=Mathematical Society of America - maa.org/meetings/calendar-events - Carriage House (1781 Church St. NW Washington, D.C. 20036 (202)319-8476) (registration)
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DCAPS=DC-Area Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Seminar - dcaps.info/
UMdCSS=Univ. of Md. computer science seminars - www.cs.umd.edu/events, talks.cs.umd.edu (CATS=Capital Area Theory Seminar, CLIP=Computational Linguistics and Information Processing QuICS=Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science Seminar)
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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)
UMdMS=Univ. of Md. math seminars - www-math.umd.edu/research/seminars.htm
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UMdCSS= Univ. of Md. computer science - www.cs.umd.edu/events & talks.cs.umd.edu/ (301)405-2662 (CAT=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)
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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)
 
Misc.
 
Misc.
TOOOL-DC=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=American Physical Society - www.aps.org/units/maspg/ - 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=Univ. of Md. physics seminars - umdphysics.umd.edu/events/calendar.html (AD=Applied Dynamics CNAM=Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials CMTC=Condensed Matter Theory Center HEP=High Energy Physics ISP=Informal Statistical Physics JQI=Joint Quantum Institute QuICS-see UMdCSS)
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UMdPS=Univ. of Md. physics seminars - umdphysics.umd.edu/events (301)405-3401 (AD=Applied Dynamics Seminar  CNAM=Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials CMTC=Condensed Matter Theory Center DSTL=Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Lecture  GP=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  NP=Nuclear Physics Seminar  NT=Nuclear Theory Seminar  PP=Plasma Physics Seminar  QuICS-see UMdCSS SP=Space Physics Seminar)
 
Space
 
Space
UMd. Obs.=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.)
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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=National Capital Astronomers - capitalastronomers.org - 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=Northern Virginia Astronomy Club - www.novac.com/wp/outreach/meetings/ - 2nd Sun. 7PM GMU Research Hall Room 163
 
NoVAC=Northern Virginia Astronomy Club - www.novac.com/wp/outreach/meetings/ - 2nd Sun. 7PM GMU Research Hall Room 163
GMU Obs.=George Mason Univ. Observatory - cos.gmu.edu/observatory/calendar/, physics.gmu.edu/~hgeller/observing.html - Research Hall
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GMUObs=George Mason Univ. Observatory - physics.gmu.edu/~hgeller/observing.html - Research Hall
TPS=The Planetary Society - Jack.Kiraly@planetary.org
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TPS=The Planetary Society] - Jack.Kiraly@planetary.org
ISUSC=International Space University Space Cafe - www.isuspacecafe.org - 7PM 2nd Tue. Brixton (901 U St. NW)
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ISUSC=International Space University Space Cafe - www.isuspacecafe.org
 
ASG=Astronomical Society of Greenbelt - www.greenbeltastro.org/events.shtml - last Thur. 7:30PM
 
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)
 
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/events/ (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?)
Goddard Space Flight Center (restricted access) - www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/visitor/events/colloquia-seminars.html
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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
 
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 - space.umd.edu/seminars/ & www.astro.umd.edu (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)
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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   PAL=Planetary Astronomy Late-afternoon Seminar - Mon. 2PM SCRP=Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar - Mon. 4:30PM CSS 2400)
 
Weather
 
Weather
AMS=American Meteorological Society - www.dc-ams.org, www.facebook.com/DCAMS
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AMS=American Meteorological Society - www.ametsoc.org/chapters/washingtondc/Events.html
NOAA=National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - www.nodc.noaa.gov/seminars/index.html (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 EG=Evo-Gen Seminar ENTM=Entomology Seminar MOCB=Molecular and Cellular Biology PSL=Plant Science Lecture RIP=Research in Progress VM=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 MNC=Maryland NanoCenter - www.nanocenter.umd.edu/events CBmE=Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - chbe.umd.edu/seminar-series Be=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 (CAT=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 (AD=Applied Dynamics Seminar CNAM=Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials CMTC=Condensed Matter Theory Center DSTL=Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Lecture GP=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 NP=Nuclear Physics Seminar NT=Nuclear Theory Seminar PP=Plasma Physics Seminar QuICS-see UMdCSS SP=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 PAL=Planetary Astronomy Late-afternoon Seminar - Mon. 2PM SCRP=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)