Hayden Planetarium Programs
Frontiers Lecture: The Universe and Beyond with Alexander Vilenkin
June 9, 2014
Recent developments in cosmology suggest that the Big Bang was not a unique event in the cosmic history and that other Big Bangs constantly erupt in remote parts of the universe, producing new worlds with a great variety of physical properties. Cosmologist Alexander Vilenkin discusses the origin of this new worldview, its possible observational tests, and its implications for the beginning and the end of the universe.
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April 28, 2015
Sold out - Join host and moderator Neil deGrasse Tyson and his panel of experts for a lively discussion about the past, present, and future of water on Earth.
May 11, 2015
Natalie Batalha, a mission scientist with NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, discusses the latest in the hunt for exoplanets — planets beyond our solar system, some of which might harbor life.
May 26, 2015
The evening sky of June 2015 will be exceptionally interesting because of its array of bright planets. Hayden Presenter Joe Rao explains the highlights.
June 30, 2015
The sky of the Southern Hemisphere may be unfamiliar, but it is actually home to many of the brightest stars, the closest star to Earth, the Magellanic clouds, the Southern Cross, and much more.
July 13, 2015
Learn the history and astronomy behind this unique event in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.