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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May 15, 2017
Geoscientist Tullis Onstott provides an insider’s look at pioneering fieldwork on Earth’s thriving subterranean biosphere—a place where scientists once thought life could not possibly exist.
May 23, 2017
Jackie Faherty and Ted Williams tour the universe exploring these unsolved mysteries and discuss how scientists seek to solve them.
May 30, 2017
As the Sun sets on May 30, it will be perfectly aligned with Manhattan's east-west numbered streets. Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty will be your guide to the history and astronomy behind this fascinating phenomenon in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.
June 5, 2017
Join Carter Emmart for a new look at the Martian landscape, beyond the reach of rovers.
June 27, 2017
NASA heliophysics scientists join Carter Emmart for an immersive look at "space weather"— a beautiful (and potentially dangerous) phenomena.