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.
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See individual listings for upcoming program below.
February 14, 2016
Sold out - Celebrate Valentine's Day with a unique NYC experience only at the Hayden Planetarium!
February 23, 2016
Sold out - Delve into quasars and galaxy clusters, and investigate strange phenomena like dark energy, dark matter, and the background radiation of the universe.
March 14, 2016
J. Richard Gott was among the first cosmologists to propose that the structure of our universe is like a sponge made up of clusters and filaments of galaxies intricately connected together—a magnificent structure now called the “cosmic web.”
March 19, 2016
Join us as we explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun.
March 19, 2016
Join us in the Hayden Planetarium as we teach our youngest astronomers about the methods and tools used to observe the night sky.
March 29, 2016
Join Brian Abbott and Brian Levine as they discuss how stars, galaxies, and the universe took shape, and how they evolve through time.
April 18, 2016
Physicist Negris Mavalvala discusses how we search for these ripples in space-time and decode the information they carry about events as far back in time as the first moments after the Big Bang.
April 26, 2016
Join Jana Grcevich and Irene Pease as they explore the various dangers of space that could destroy us, and how the Earth’s magnetic and gravitational fields keep us safe.
February 8, 2016
Sold out - Join New Horizons’ Deputy Project Scientist Cathy Olkin and the Museum’s Director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart as they share the latest scientific findings and images.
January 26, 2016
Follow Earth’s yearly orbit around the Sun and view the cosmos from the perspective of our home planet.
January 20, 2016
Sold out - Spend an evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson as he reviews headline stories in the Universe, drawn from breaking news in 2015.
January 14, 2016
Sold out - Experience the sights and sounds of four earthquakes from the last decade, viewed both from space and deep inside the globe.
January 11, 2016
Sold out - Join MIT astronomer Anna Frebel for a firsthand account of the science of stellar archaeology.