One of the scenes in the new Space Show, Dark Universe takes brings viewers along for a 106,000 mile-an-hour descent into Jupiter’s atmosphere with the Galileo probe—an action-packed visualization created by scientists and artists working closely to make sure that every detail, from the probe’s rotation speed to the color of the Jovian atmosphere to the instruments on the probe’s exterior were scientifically accurate.
Come to the Museum This Weekend, 11/2 and 11/3: New Space Show Opens at the Museum, Butterflies, and More
How do you see and understand that of which you are only an infinitesimal part?
For centuries, astronomers have been grappling with this challenge as they try and visualize our home galaxy.
Today marks the 155th anniversary of the birth of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), who was the 26th President of the United States (1901-1909). Here at the Museum, the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial celebrates his unmatched conservation legacy.