Science on Tap: The Science of Human Individuality

Science on Tap: The Science of Human Individuality

Discover how individual experiences can dramatically change our brains’ makeup. David Linden, a professor of neuroscience at Johns Hopkins Medicine, will explore how the diseases you’ve had, the foods you’ve eaten, the bacteria that resides in your body… Read More

Science on Tap

Science on Tap

Join us on Tuesday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m. for another Science on Tap! Natural and man-made hazards can cause engineered structures to fail. These events provide a natural laboratory to understand how critical community functions become disrupted… Read More

Science on Tap: The History of Abused Drugs

Science on Tap: The History of Abused Drugs

One hundred years ago, heroin, cocaine and marijuana were legal in the United States. What changed? Join us on Tuesday, May 7 for the next installment of Loudoun County Public Library‘s Science on Tap series at Old Ox… Read More

Science on Tap: Secrets of Brain Evolution

Science on Tap: Secrets of Brain Evolution

Join us on Tuesday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. to discover how the love song of the fruit fly can teach us about the secrets of brain evolution in the next installment of Loudoun County Public Library‘s Science… Read More

Science on Tap: The Mouse and the Machine

Science on Tap: The Mouse and the Machine

Join us for the next installment of Science on Tap on Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. Biologist Dr. Egnor, a Senior Scientist at Janelia Research Campus uses machine learning to explore the secret life of mice. Her… Read More

Science on Tap: Birds, Bats and Wind Turbines

Science on Tap: Birds, Bats and Wind Turbines

As our nation works to advance renewable energy and to conserve wildlife, some conflicts arise. To address these challenges, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is conducting innovative research and developing workable solutions to reduce the impacts of renewable… Read More

Science on Tap: The Economics of Climate Change

Science on Tap: The Economics of Climate Change

Inquisitive minds meet cutting-edge concepts during Loudoun County Public Library‘s monthly program for adults 21+ at Old Ox Brewery. In this installment, Dr. Giovanni Baiocchi, from the Univeristy of Maryland, looks at the interdisciplinary science of climate change from scientific, technological,… Read More

Science on Tap: The Bomb Detective

Science on Tap: The Bomb Detective

Join us on Tuesday, December 4 at 6:30 p.m. to go behind the scenes of the FBI’s bomb lab with Chief Explosives Scientist Kirk Yeager in the next installment of Loudoun County Public Library‘s monthly series at Old Ox Brewery.… Read More

Science on Tap: The Biology of Self

Science on Tap: The Biology of Self

Meet, drink and talk science during Loudoun County Public Library‘s series for adults 21 and older. This month, embark on an exploration of self-awareness with Nelson Spruston, a Senior Director at the Janelia Research Campus. We’ll examine humankind’s pursuit to… Read More