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Jupiter Probe Cone Drop

Dark Universe: Mission to Jupiter

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The spectacular new Hayden Planetarium Space Show Dark Universe, narrated by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, details pivotal discoveries giving today’s astronomers unprecedented knowledge of the universe. Read more about how a mission depicted in the Show—one inside our own solar system, to Jupiter—actually found evidence supporting the Big Bang theory of the universe. 

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SciCafe: De-Extinction with Ross MacPhee

SciCafe: De-Extinction with Ross MacPhee

Education posts

The Museum's SciCafe series kicked off its 2013 season with a conversation on the science and ethics of de-extinction technologies. Ross MacPhee, a mammalogist and curator in the Museum's Division of Vertebrate Zoology, discussed the amazing but controversial scientific advances that may help to bring about the return of the wooly mammoth, passenger pigeon, and other extinct species. 

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