Hayden Planetarium Programs
Frontiers Lecture Series: The Cosmic Web: Mysterious Architecture of the Universe
March 14, 2016
J. Richard Gott was among the first cosmologists to propose that the structure of our universe is like a sponge made up of clusters and filaments of galaxies intricately connected together—a magnificent structure now called the “cosmic web.” Gott discusses how ambitious telescope surveys are transforming astronomy, what the cosmic web says about the origins of the universe, and the next trillion years ahead.
More in this Series:
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 as he guides 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 23, 2016
Discover all the things that go BANG in the night on a tour of cosmic explosions with Jackie Faherty.
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.