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.
April 28, 2015
Sold out - Join host and moderator Neil deGrasse Tyson and his panel of experts for a lively discussion about the past, present, and future of water on Earth.
May 11, 2015
Natalie Batalha, a mission scientist with NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, discusses the latest in the hunt for exoplanets — planets beyond our solar system, some of which might harbor life.
May 26, 2015
The evening sky of June 2015 will be exceptionally interesting because of its array of bright planets. Hayden Presenter Joe Rao explains the highlights.
June 30, 2015
The sky of the Southern Hemisphere may be unfamiliar, but it is actually home to many of the brightest stars, the closest star to Earth, the Magellanic clouds, the Southern Cross, and much more.
July 13, 2015
Learn the history and astronomy behind this unique event in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.
April 21, 2015
Join Brian Levine as he explores the history of human perception of the breadth of the universe as we perceive it.
April 13, 2015
Sold out - 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.
March 31, 2015
No Cosmos-esque Ship of the Imagination in your apartment? Come for a cosmic ride in the Hayden Planetarium instead!
March 21, 2015
Join us as we explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun.
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?