The Museum’s stimulating Frontiers Series includes a lineup of talks from scientists who are doing groundbreaking research in their field.
Astronomy Live programs offer interactive tours of the universe and views of the changing night sky using the world's largest cosmic atlas and the Zeiss Mark IX star projector.
The Hayden Planetarium Space Show Theater is closed for a series of upgrades and will reopen Tuesday, November 24. All Frontiers Lectures scheduled during this period will take place in the Kaufmann Theater. Astronomy Live programs are on hiatus during the closure.
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See individual listings for upcoming program below.
October 19, 2015
Join aerospace engineer Louis Friedman as he shares a provocative vision for the future of space travel.
November 9, 2015
George Musser author of Spooky Action at a Distance: Why Space and Time are Doomed and What It Means for Black Holes, the Big Bang, and Theories of Everything sets out to explore the phenomenon.
December 21, 2015
Join Steve Beyer and Ted Williams for a sneak peek at the celestial objects that will appear in our winter sky.
December 29, 2015
Join Carter Emmart and Jackie Faherty to experience the entire observable universe and come to a cosmic understanding of where we are and how we came to be.
September 21, 2015
Sold out - Join astrophysicist and educator Jeffrey Bennett as he introduces the basic tenets of Einstein's theory of relativity.
August 11, 2015
Sold out - This July, NASA’s New Horizons space probe gave us the closest view of Pluto and provided new data about this dwarf planet.
August 4, 2015
Sold out - Emily Rice and Jackie Faherty will explore these phenomena and more, using both the Zeiss star projector and the 3D Digital Universe Atlas.
July 21, 2015 - August 11, 2015
Cosmic Lights, Summer Nights is a special series of Astronomy Live programs in July and August of 2015.
July 21, 2015
Grab your binoculars and join your guides Emily Rice and Irene Pease to explore celestial treasures from the comfort of the Hayden Planetarium.