Hayden Planetarium Programs
Astronomy Live: Things That Go Bang in the Universe
August 23, 2016
The universe contains an amazing number of exotic, energetic objects that collide and explode with surprising frequency. Jackie Faherty and Mark Popinchalk take you on a tour of the universe using explosions as our guide. From asteroids and comets impacting planets to supermassive black holes colliding across the cosmos, discover all things that go BANG in the night.
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November 19, 2016
Earthquakes happen frequently—but what causes them? Why are they unpredictable? What do they tell us about Earth's deep interior?
November 21, 2016
Join Mike Massimino as he discusses his new book, Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe, an ode to following your dreams and finding your place in this world—or out of it.
November 29, 2016
In this program, Jackie Faherty and Jana Grcevich highlight the science propelled by missions like the Hubble Space Telescope and explain what you can expect to see in the near future from missions like Gaia and the James Webb Space Telescope.
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
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.