Worlds Beyond Earth

January 21, 2020 — December 31, 2024

Now Open

Additional ticket required. Free for Members.
Floor 1, Hayden Planetarium

Colored lines in different patterns are used to depict Earth's protective magnetic field.
A still from Worlds Beyond Earth that depicts our planet’s protective magnetic field, which is generated by Earth’s hot, dynamic core.
Now screening on the world’s most advanced planetarium projection system.

Journey far beyond our own blue planet to marvel at the latest discoveries from our cosmic neighbors. Immersive visualizations of distant worlds. Groundbreaking space missions. Breathtaking scenes depicting the evolution of our solar system.

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Narrated by Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, Worlds Beyond Earth tells the story of the dynamic worlds that share our solar system and the unique conditions that make life on Earth possible.

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Seated visitors gaze upwards at the space show in the Hayden Planetarium. D. Finnin/© AMNH

Capacity is limited to maintain health and safety.

Length: 25 minutes

Showtimes: Every 30 minutes starting at 10:30 am. Last show is at 4:30 pm.

Captioning devices and audio description devices are available. Please ask a staff member.

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Worlds Beyond Earth is dedicated to the memory of Charles Hayden in celebration of the 150th anniversary of his birth and made possible by the generous support of the Charles Hayden Foundation.

Proudly sponsored by Bank of America.

Generously sponsored in loving memory of Wallace Gilroy.