Hayden Planetarium

The Tarantula Nebula star-forming region.
Courtesy of NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, Webb ERO Production Team
The Hayden Planetarium is dedicated to public outreach on the latest in astrophysics research, science visualization, and community programs.

Hayden Planetarium Space Show

Created by an award-winning team that includes Museum scientists, educators, and science visualization experts, Worlds Beyond Earth is an immersive theater experience based on authentic data from NASA, European Space Agency (ESA), and Japan Aerospace Exploration (JAXA) missions, telescopes, supercomputer simulations, and research conducted at institutions around the globe.

Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate

Annual Event

Since 2001, the Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate brings the finest minds in the world to the Museum each year to debate pressing questions on the frontier of scientific discovery.

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Six panelists converse on a stage during the 2016 Asimov Debate. Panelists Lisa Randall (left) and S. James Gates with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium, at the 2016 Asimov Debate.
R. Mickens/© AMNH

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