In addition to media appearances and lectures, members of the Department are involved in a broad range of ongoing projects that help communicate science to the public.
A spectacular Space Show, Journey to the Stars, narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg, premiered on Saturday, July 4, 2009, in the Hayden Planetarium at the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space.
Journey to the Stars is an engrossing, immersive theater experience created by the Museum’s astrophysicists, scientific visualization, and media production experts with the cooperation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and more than 40 leading scientists from the United States and abroad.
July 4, 2009 - September 1, 2013
Discover the universe with our downloadable atlas—the Digital Universe—where you can fly from the Sun out the edge of the observable universe.
Current science video and visualization