Hayden Planetarium Programs
Astronomy Live: Life on Other Worlds
August 26, 2014
The number of known planets around other stars increases every day. As such, our understanding of life beyond Earth is constantly being revised. In this program, Jackie Faherty and Carter Emmart will use the vast atlas of the Digital Universe to take a voyage through the nearby solar neighborhood and to explore exotic new worlds, their potential for life, and the strange but beautiful vistas one might see among the planets at the forefront of astronomical discoveries.
Support for Hayden Planetarium Programs is provided by the Schaffner Family.
More in this Series:
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 8, 2015
Join Christopher Tully as he discusses a new experiment called PTOLEMY (Princeton Tritium Observatory for Light, Early-Universe, Massive-Neutrino Yield).
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.
July 28, 2015
Explore planets, nearby stars, and the myriad galaxies that populate the universe while we fly through the 3D Digital Universe Atlas.
August 4, 2015
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
This July, NASA’s New Horizons space probe will give us the closest view of Pluto and provide new data about this dwarf planet.