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Taking a Bite Out of Invasive Species: From Ecosystem Menaces to Menu Items
Musicians From Marlboro
Temples, Monuments, and Tombs: Exploring Egypt’s Ancient Treasures

Make the Season Brighter!
Exclusively for Circle of Support Members (Resident Advocate level and above): Discovery Theater’s signature production Seasons of Light illuminates the history and customs of a variety of global celebrations in a delightful interactive show that bridges communities and cultures. Special performances include post-show art activities and seasonal refreshments.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Musicians From Marlboro
Virtuoso young artists from the venerable Marlboro Music Festival perform music by Schubert, Haydn, Reger, and Schumann in a concert presented jointly by the Freer and Sackler Galleries and Smithsonian Associates.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 7:30 PM
A Once and Future Earth?: Exploring Titan, Saturn’s Giant Moon
One of the most Earth-like worlds found to date, the frozen “prebiotic” moon Titan offers a glimpse of what our own planet might have been like before life evolved—and whether similar life might be found elsewhere. Ralph Lorenz of Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics lab examines how Titan is being explored in space missions and in the laboratory.
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 6:45 PM
How Fat Works: The Inside Story
Fat plagues us. As a nation, we spend $60 billion annually fighting it. Drawing on her new book, The Secret Life of Fat, biochemist Sylvia Tara offers a scientist’s perspective on how to gain the upper hand in controlling our weight.
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 6:45 PM
The Pulse on Modern Medicine: Insights from NIH Experts
In a five-part series, listen to National Institutes of Health directors and scientific and medical experts discuss what is currently “hot” in biomedical research—and what it all means for our health and medical treatment today and in the future. This session features Gary Gibbons, Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 6:45 PM