Hayden Planetarium Programs
March 19, 2016
Join us as we explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun and learn about the delicate balance that makes our planet the perfect place to call home. Talk with scientists, look through telescopes, and engage in hands-on activities at this family-friendly event.
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May 5, 2016
Sold out - In a dazzling, full-dome presentation, simulcast from the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, astrophysicist Michael Turner will illustrate what we know and how we know it, as well as the big ideas and puzzles of cosmology today.
May 9, 2016
Join astronomer Jason Kalirai on a journey through space to uncover the latest evidence about where we sit in the universe and explore the possibility of life on other worlds.
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.