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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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 22, 2016
Join us in the Hayden Planetarium as we teach our youngest astronomers about the methods and tools used to observe the night sky.
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.