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. Cosmic Lights, Summer Nights is a special series of Astronomy Live programs in July and August of 2015.
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The Museum's stimulating Frontiers Lecture Series includes a lineup of talks from scientists who are taking groundbreaking steps in their field. Frontiers Lectures are on summer hiatus and will return in the fall.
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Cosmic Lights, Summer Nights is a special series of Astronomy Live programs in July and August of 2015.
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.
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.
September 21, 2015
Join astrophysicist and educator Jeffrey Bennett as he introduces the basic tenets of Einstein's theory of relativity.
October 19, 2015
Join aerospace engineer Louis Friedman as he shares a provocative vision for the future of space travel.
July 28, 2015
Sold out - Explore planets, nearby stars, and the myriad galaxies that populate the universe while we fly through the 3D Digital Universe Atlas.
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.
July 14, 2015
As NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft speeds towards Pluto, celebrate this historic flyby of the distant dwarf planet at this special event featuring a live viewing of accurate-to-the-second scientific visualizations and running commentary from New Horizons mission control.
July 13, 2015
Learn the history and astronomy behind this unique event in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.
July 6, 2015
Join us for the debut of the new report From Cosmic Birth to Living Earths, The Future of UVOIR (Ultraviolet, Optical and Infrared) Space Astronomy.