Hayden Planetarium Programs
October 22, 2016
The Hayden Planetarium invites our youngest astronomers for an evening of star hopping as we look at the fall and winter constellations using the Zeiss Mark IX Star Projector with educator Laura Jean Checki. Learn how to navigate the night sky and see whether you can find the celestial objects hiding in plain sight.
Note: Recommended for children ages 4–11.
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October 3, 2016
Join astrophysicist Priyamvada Natarajan, as she explains the science behind dark matter and energy and provides an understanding of how radical scientific theories gain acceptance.
October 25, 2016
Explore the universe through the lens of science fiction with Brian Levine and Irene Pease, visiting the real counterparts of fictional locations to uncover how much has (and hasn't!) been explored.
October 26, 2016
Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the popular introductory astronomy course that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton, this book covers it all—from planets, stars, and galaxies, to black holes, wormholes, and time travel.
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.