We’re sharing discussions we’ve held with scientific experts in a variety of disciplines who visited our flagship building in Washington, DC, as part of our Capital Science Evening series of public programming. Here, they discuss what led them to pursue science.

Ayanna Howard, Kwabena Boahen, Peter and Rosemary Grant, Michael Walter, Rainer Weiss, James E. Rothman, George M. Church, Elaine Ostrander, Pierre Cox, and Diana Roman.