On Tuesday, May 9, 2023, the Science, Technology and Business Division will welcome NASA Goddard Scientist, Dr. George J. Huffman, to the Library’s Pickford Theater at 11:30AM to discuss NASA’s use of satellite and surface data to understand the processes that create precipitation and how the results can be applied to analyze floods, droughts, and global weather and climate patterns; manage freshwater supplies, provide microinsurance against weather disasters in developing countries, and aid in forecasting agricultural production and outbreaks of some diseases.
On Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 10:30a.m. EST, on Zoom, the Library of Congress will host a Library Health Services Division sponsored, virtual panel discussion on advancements in cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. The event will bring together White House Cancer Moonshot Initiative representative, Dr. Danielle Carnival, and leading scientists, Dr. G.P. Yeh, Dr. Hans-Georg Rammensee and Dr. Louis Weiner.
On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, the Science, Technology and Business Division will welcome NASA Goddard Planetary Scientist, Dr. Stefanie Milam, in person, to the Library's Pickford Theater at 11:30AM to discuss the James Webb and other new space telescopes and how they will reveal new insights into our solar system, and spark new insights into its formation, history, evolution, and composition. This program is presented through a partnership between the division and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.