The Museum's stimulating Frontiers Lecture Series includes a lineup of talks from scientists who are taking groundbreaking steps 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.
March 9, 2015
What happens when a star explodes? How do we study a phenomenon that happens huge distances away in space and far back in time?
March 21, 2015
Join us as we explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun.
March 31, 2015
No Cosmos-esque Ship of the Imagination in your apartment? Come for a cosmic ride in the Hayden Planetarium instead!
April 13, 2015
Shep Doeleman will explore the evidence for black holes, and describe an effort to link radio dishes around the world to form an Earth-sized virtual telescope that will make the first images of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
April 21, 2015
Join Brian Levine as he explores the history of human perception of the breadth of the universe as we perceive it.
February 24, 2015
After an 8-year journey, NASA’s New Horizons mission will soon be arriving at Pluto.
February 14, 2015
Sold Out - Celebrate Valentine's Day with a unique NYC experience only at the Hayden Planetarium!
February 3, 2015
Rescheduled - Interested in becoming an amateur astronomer but unsure where to begin? Ever wonder if it is even worth it to house a telescope in a cramped New York City apartment? Start your astronomical viewing in the Hayden Planetarium and prepare for the night sky.
February 2, 2015
Launched in 2004 to study an unknown world, Rosetta has finally reached its goal and is the first spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet.
January 22, 2015
Spend an evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson as he reviews headline stories in the Universe, drawn from breaking news in 2014.