Lectures and Special Events
An Evening in the Cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson
April 9, 2014
Join Neil deGrasse Tyson, the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium and host of FOX's "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," as he discusses his role in the continuation of the iconic television series for a new generation of viewers. The program will focus on the making of “Cosmos," as well as the science and philosophy behind each episode. The event will also include highlights from the new show, a preview of an upcoming episode, and will end with an audience Q&A.
More in this Series:
March 11, 2015
Join author Melanie L. J. Stiassny on an epic, oceanic journey, in this third installment of the Natural Histories series.
March 14, 2015
Join Brock Fenton and Nancy Simmons as they discuss their new book and present these fascinating nocturnal creatures in a new light.
March 21, 2015
Join us as we explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun.
March 25, 2015 - March 27, 2015
Join us for a very special event as iconic choreographer Karole Armitage premieres a new dance production about climate change and its cultural context created specifically for the Museum's Milstein Hall of Ocean Life.
May 21, 2015
Frans de Waal will explore the similarities between humans and other primates in power politics, transmission of knowledge and habits, empathy, and sense of fairness.