Profs & Pints DC: Race and Fast Food

January 29, 2024

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Race and Fast Food,” with Marcia Chatelain, professor of history and African American studies at Georgetown University and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Franchise: The Golden […]

Profs & Pints DC: The Webb Telescope and NASA’s Next Big Thing

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Webb Telescope and NASA’s Next Big Thing,” with Ori Fox, Deputy Project Scientist for the Roman Space Telescope at the Space Telescope Science Institute. […]

Profs & Pints DC: Life at Earth’s Poles

November 21, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Life at Earth’s Poles,” a chance to become more familiar with whales, penguins, polar bears, and other denizens of our planet’s coldest climates, with Chris […]

Museum of Failure at Georgetown Park: A Success

September 21, 2023

Looking for a successful museum visit in Georgetown? Don’t fail to visit the pop-up Museum of Failure – a “collection of failed products and services from around the world” – […]

YMCA’s ‘Thingamajig Invention Convention’ Brings Out Kids’ Creativity

July 27, 2023

Next week, the YMCA’s “Thingamajig Invention Convention” will invite hundreds of children for an in-person, hands-on science fair and festival August 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children can […]

Profs & Pints DC: What Was T Rex Thinking?

February 9, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “What Was T Rex Thinking?” a look at the brains of dinosaurs and how they might live on in our backyard birds, with Amy Balanoff, […]

Re Dobbs vs. Jackson, Beware the Originalists   

July 13, 2022

With all their emphasis on the importance of the founders’ intentions in creating the U.S. Constitution as the foundation of federal law, the Constitutional “Originalists” and their enthusiastic cheerleaders might […]

Profs & Pints DC: How Mad Scientists Are Made

May 31, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “How Mad Scientists are Made,” a look at monstrous experiments and quests for forbidden knowledge in literature, folklore, and film, with Sara Cleto and Brittany […]

Profs & Pints DC: The Fertility Industry through a Microscope

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Fertility Industry through a Microscope,” a look at how new means of human reproduction have given birth to big questions, with Sonia Suter, professor […]

Editorial: Sound and Fury 

April 13, 2022

Forget the calendar. It may say Spring, but we seem to be stuck in a “winter of discontent” that plays on and on in an endless loop.   From Ukraine, where […]