Join CPNAS on May 15 for Prometheus Unbound: A D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous Special


Join Cultural Program of the National Acacemy of Sciences (CPNAS) for a D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) on Thursday, May 15, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This event will be held in the NAS Auditorium at 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. This special DASER brings together a diverse group of experts for an entertaining and engaging look at the science behind the movie Prometheus (2012). 

Speakers include: 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; 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, CPNAS, will moderate the discussion.

Creative disruptions will be provided by singer Margot MacDonald and DJ AutoRock. This event is organized in collaboration with thirstDC and the Science & Entertainment Exchange of the NAS. No charge. Registration and photo ID are required. Register