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.
December 30, 2014
With the Museum's director of astrovisualization, Carter Emmart as your guide, drift over the blue planet and witness the unparalleled beauty of the most diverse and necessary planetary system that we call home our home planet.
January 22, 2015
SOLD OUT - Spend an evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson as he reviews headline stories in the Universe, drawn from breaking news in 2014.
January 27, 2015
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.
February 24, 2015
After an 8-year journey, NASA’s New Horizons mission will soon be arriving at Pluto.
December 15, 2014
Join Hayden astronomers Steve Beyer, Joe Rao, and Ted Williams for a “sneak peak” at the nebulas, open cluster and all the other celestial objects that will be visible this winter.
December 8, 2014
Astrophysicist and scholar Martin Harwit examines how our understanding of the cosmos advanced rapidly during the twentieth century and identifies the factors contributing to this progress.
December 4, 2014
Experience the thrill of the next step in human space exploration as NASA’s new Orion spacecraft launches on its inaugural test flight!
November 25, 2014
Explore planets, extrasolar planets, nearby stars, and the myriad galaxies that populate the universe while we fly through the 3D Digital Universe Atlas.
November 17, 2014
Earthquakes happen frequently—but what causes them? Why are they unpredictable? What do they tell us about Earth's deep interior?