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.
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May 7, 2016
Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.
May 14, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Join a groundbreaking new project to help scientists understand how microbes contribute to human health.
June 1, 2016 - June 29, 2016
From concerts and hands-on activities to a film screening and conversations with experts, discover the wonder of the natural parks from the heart of the city!
June 5, 2016 - June 26, 2016
The Theodore Roosevelt Memorial comes to life with weekly performances and hands-on activities inspired by America’s breathtaking natural landscapes.
June 29, 2016
Drawing on Roosevelt’s diaries and expedition journals, museum naturalist Darrin Lunde will discuss Roosevelt’s life and legacy as a champion of scientific inquiry and wilderness.