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.
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May 31, 2016
Join Steven Beyer and Joe Rao as they illustrate Mars’ place among the stars of the constellation Scorpius, and explain what happens during the Opposition of Mars, when the Red Planet and the Sun are on opposite sides of Earth.
June 13, 2016
Astrophysicist Travis Rector will explain how researchers create images that are both aesthetically pleasing and scientifically useful while Carter Emmart will project examples of this stunning imagery in full-dome.
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.