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.
More in this Series:
June 28, 2016
Jackie Faherty and Jana Grcevich explore some of the most important unsolved mysteries of astronomy and cosmology, and how scientists seek to solve them.
July 12, 2016
Learn the history and astronomy behind this unique event in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.
July 19, 2016 - August 30, 2016
Cosmic Lights, Summer Nights is a special series of Astronomy Live programs in July and August of 2016.
July 19, 2016
Join Director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart, and the musicians of The MARSBAND, including Keith Patchel and Tenzin Kunsel, for an immersive exploration of the Red Planet.
July 26, 2016
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.
August 2, 2016
Explore the night sky from different perspectives with Ted Williams and discover how patterns of celestial motion appear to change depending on your location.
August 9, 2016
Join Brian Abbott and Alejandro Núñez as they guide you through the history of the universe, and then discover what will happen to stars and galaxies in the future, including our ultimate fate—the “Big Freeze.”
August 16, 2016
Irene Pease and Lydia Maria Petrosino share stories of ancient mythology as they guide you through the night sky to identify the constellations of the zodiac.
August 30, 2016
Get ready for the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 with Joe Rao and share a “sneak preview” of the experience in the immersive dome environment.