Hayden Planetarium Programs
SeismoDome: Sights and Sounds of Earthquakes and Global Seismology
June 25, 2014
Earthquakes happen frequently—but what causes them? Why are they unpredictable? What do they tell us about Earth's deep interior? Explore these questions with collaborating Earth scientists, astrophysicists, and sound artists, as they bring to the Planetarium dome the sights and sounds of seismic waves moving through and around the planet. Through movies and sound, explore five earthquakes from the last decade, as observed from space and then, from deep inside Earth. Experiencing these dramatic events in the Planetarium's immersive dome may transform the way you think about our planet.
Speakers include Ben Holtzman, of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Jason Candler, of NYU.
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September 8, 2014
Caleb Scharf takes us on a cosmic adventure from tiny microbes to distant exoplanets, asserting that the concept of “the universe” as the containment of everything is in need of updating.
September 30, 2014
Explore autumn skies with Hayden Presenters Christina Pease, Joe Rao, and Ted Williams.
October 14, 2014
Join astronaut, author, and YouTube sensation Chris Hadfield for a virtual orbit of the Earth as experienced from aboard the International Space Station as documented in his latest book, You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes.
October 18, 2014
The Hayden Planetarium invites our Youngest Astronomers for an evening of star hopping as we look at the fall and winter constellations of the nigh sky using the Zeiss Star projector.
October 20, 2014
For seven years, the Cassini spacecraft and its Huygens probe traveled to Saturn. Join Cassini Imaging Team Leader, Carolyn Porco, and witness the sights and magic worked by these emissaries from Earth to the enchanting realm of Saturn.
October 28, 2014
In this Astronomy Live program Jackie Faherty will use the Digital Universe software to tour worlds both familiar and unfamiliar.
Frontiers Lecture: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning with Marcelo Gleiser and Rebecca Goldstein
November 3, 2014
Renowned theoretical physicist Marcelo Gleiser acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Goldstein discuss the limits of knowledge and how much we can actually know of the world.
November 25, 2014
Explore planets, extrasolar planets, nearby stars, and the myriad galaxies that populate the universe while we fly through the 3D Digital Universe Atlas.