Curators from the Department of Astrophysics conceive and oversee the production of special exhibits. These exhibits have a limited life on display here at AMNH, then they go on the road and are shown at museums around the world.
The Moon. Mars. An icy moon of Jupiter. A near-Earth asteroid. In the not too distant future, missions to these destinations will launch from Earth.
November 9, 2011 - August 12, 2012
This exhibit presented the science and techniques behind the study of planets orbiting nearby stars.
March 13, 2007 - March 12, 2008
Peer at the world through the eyes of Einstein--a scientist who saw a beam of light and imagined riding it, a self-proclaimed "citizen of the world" who spoke out on global issues from pacifism to racism.
November 15, 2002 - January 1, 2003