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.
Tune into to a live stream on amnh.org/live this Friday, October 25, at 11 am, as Hayden Planetarium Director Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts a discussion with members of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE)—a group of astronauts and cosmonauts who recently recommended steps for planetary asteroid defense to the United Nations.