Lectures and Special Events

Sun-Earth Day

March 24, 2018

Cartoon illustration of Sun orbiting the Earth

Explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun and learn about the delicate balance that makes our planet the perfect place to call home. Meet scientists, look through telescopes, and engage in hands-on activities at this family-friendly event.

 

Special Event

From eclipses to the aurora borealis, beautiful interactions between our Sun and Earth have captivated curious minds for millennia. At 4:30pm in the Lefrak Theater, join us for 3D Sun-Earth Interaction as director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart and NASA solar scientists Masha KuznetsovaLeila Mays, and Alex Young explain these phenomena and the science behind them.