Thursday, May 15th
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Prometheus (2012). The panel of experts includes: Summer Ash, Astrophysicist and Director of Outreach, Department of Astronomy, Columbia University, New York City; Jeffrey Kahn, Professor of Bioethics and Public Policy, Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD; Michael Sappol, Historian, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; and Eric Schulze, Molecular Biologist and Co-Founder, Creative Director, and Chief Nerd, thirstDC, Washington, D.C. JD Talasek, Director, Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences, moderates the discussion.
About the organizers: Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences sponsors exhibitions, film screenings, the quasi-monthly salon called D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER), and other events that explore relationships among the arts and sciences. The Science & Entertainment Exchange of the National Academy of Sciences connects entertainment industry professionals with top scientists and engineers to create a synergy between accurate science and engaging storylines in both film and TV programming. thirstDC aims to create and foster thought leaders both on and off stage by crafting an informal environment where world renowned experts socialize, interact with, and inspire attendees in a lounge atmosphere. thirstDC: Be utterly fascinating.
2101 Constitution Ave NW
Auditorium and Great Hall
Metro: Foggy Bottom and walk about 13 minutes or see metro trip-planner for bus options, ie 80 bus, that may get you closer.