Hayden Planetarium Programs
Special Event: Romance Under the Stars
February 14, 2016
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a unique date night at the Hayden Planetarium! Join us for a cocktail hour in the Cullman Hall of the Universe, complete with open bar, champagne, chocolates, and hors d’oeuvres, accompanied by the music of the Josh Rutner Quartet. Then join Lydia Maria Petrosino and Ted Williams in the Hayden Planetarium for an unforgettable view of the night sky and some stellar romance stories from the ancient past.
More in this Series:
February 23, 2016
Delve into quasars and galaxy clusters, and investigate strange phenomena like dark energy, dark matter, and the background radiation 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.”
March 19, 2016
Join us as we explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun.
March 19, 2016
Join us in the Hayden Planetarium as we teach our youngest astronomers about the methods and tools used to observe the night sky.
March 29, 2016
Join Brian Abbott and Brian Levine as they discuss how stars, galaxies, and the universe took shape, and how they evolve through time.
April 18, 2016
Physicist Negris Mavalvala discusses how we search for these ripples in space-time and decode the information they carry about events as far back in time as the first moments after the Big Bang.
April 26, 2016
Join Jana Grcevich and Irene Pease as they explore the various dangers of space that could destroy us, and how the Earth’s magnetic and gravitational fields keep us safe.