Did you catch the premiere of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey last night? Hear from host Neil deGrasse Tyson on April 9 at a special evening program here at the Museum.
Tickets go on sale tomorrow at noon ET.
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An advanced telescopic imaging system enabled this year is the first of its kind capable of not only spotting planets orbiting other stars, but also analyzing the chemistry of their atmospheres.
In this podcast, join Museum curator and Chair of the Astrophysics Department Ben R. Oppenheimer as he discusses the system, known as Project 1640, and its implications for astrophysics and the future of remote space exploration.
It’s just one month until the 2014 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate, hosted and moderated by Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium Neil deGrasse Tyson. Tickets to the debate are sold out, but you can watch online Wednesday, March 19, starting at 7:30 pm EST on amnh.org/live.
The topic this year is Selling Space. Hear Dr. Tyson’s thoughts on the future of space exploration in this video from a 2010 SciCafe.
From the archives: a Viking Rocket on display at the Hayden Planetarium in 1955.
This rocket was one of 12 that launched from 1945 to 1955, allowing new research on Earth’s upper atmosphere to be conducted. Learn more.
Watch part two of Moyers & Company with special guest Neil deGrasse Tyson.
“A photon walks into a bar and orders a drink…”
Neil deGrasse Tyson jokes (and talks space, science, and Cosmos) in Parade Magazine this weekend. Read the cover story here.