Hayden Planetarium Programs
Astronomy Live: The Grand Tour of the Universe
July 26, 2016
Where are we among the stars in the Milky Way? Do we hold a special place in the universe? The Grand Tour will answer these questions as you travel from Earth to the most distant objects in the universe, exploring planets, stars, and myriad galaxies as we fly through the 3D Digital Universe Atlas. Join Emily Rice and Irene Pease to experience the entire observable universe and come to a cosmic understanding of where we are and how we came to be.
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December 12, 2016
Join University of California, San Diego, Professor Brian Keating on a trip from the frigid depths of Antarctica to the distant reaches of outer space. Along the way, we will encounter new tools to examine the universe and our place within it, exploring mysteries in cosmology from the nature of space to concepts such as the "Arrow of Time."
December 21, 2016
Join Steve Beyer, Brian Levine, and Ted Williams for a sneak peek at the celestial objects that will appear in our winter sky.
December 27, 2016
Join Brian Abbott and Ted Williams to experience the entire observable universe and come to a cosmic understanding of where we are and how we came to be.
January 5, 2017
Spend an evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson as he reviews headline stories in the Universe, drawn from breaking news in 2016.
January 23, 2017
Professor of physics Greg Matloff discusses recent developments that have advanced the possibility of interstellar travel for robots and humans, from the discovery of a potentially habitable planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the star closest to the Sun, to the announcement of an interstellar-probe called Project Starshot.
February 6, 2017
Particle physicist James Beacham discusses what we’ve learned about gravitons, Higgs bosons, dark matter, and what’s next for the LHC.
February 14, 2017
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a unique NYC experience only at the Hayden Planetarium!
February 28, 2017
Are we alone in the universe? Jackie Faherty and Emily Rice will investigate this question by touring a nearby solar system and exploring the potential diversity of living conditions on newly discovered extrasolar planets.