4/26 and 4/27: Pterosaurs, Dark Universe, and More

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Fly with the pterosaurs this spring weekend, or swoop through the universe in the Neil-deGrasse-Tyson-narrated Dark Universe, the Museum's new Space Show.

Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

At sixteen feet high when standing on the ground, the pterosaur Quetzalcoatlus looks too big to fly—but it did.


Learn how Quetzalcoatlus and other of the extinct reptiles called pterosaurs were adapted for flight in our newest exhibition, Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs.

Learn more about pterosaur flight in a video. 

Dark Universe

Watch a probe plunge into the cold, faraway atmosphere of Jupiter; see a rendering of what dark matter might look like (and hear more about whether it exists, and how researchers study it); and much more in Dark Universe, now open in the Dome of the Hayden Planeterium. 

Learn more in a trailer.

Buy tickets to Dark Universe.

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