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Hayden Planetarium

In a Moment of Time, in a Moment of Space

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Jack Schimmelman

That overwhelming feeling separated my senses from the richness of existence just beyond a luminous curtain. As infant and old man, both of whom are wrinkly and limited, we share the ability to navigate wonder.

Lucas Kavner

Will Smith Tells High Schoolers The Secret To His Career

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.24.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The Hayden Planetarium at Manhattan's Natural History Museum has been home to many famous voices over the last decade. Tom Hanks, Liam...

What Would Happen If You Fell Into A Black Hole?

Posted 04.16.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 04/13/2012 03:23 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries In this weekly series, Life's Little Mysteries provides expert...

Cara Santa Maria

TALK NERDY TO ME: Our Favorite Astrophysicist Geeks Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 04.28.2012 | Science

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NOVA's Pluto Files (With Neil deGrasse Tyson) Will Make You a Better American

Sharon Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sharon Glassman

In 2000, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium (and People's Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive), downsized Pluto from a super-cute planet to a tiny, icy body.

Stage Door: Il Mondo Della Luna, Capitol Steps

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Consider it must-see opera. In a first for the Hayden Planetarium, it will stage Joseph Haydn's comic opera Il Mondo Della Luna through Jan. 28.

Haydn Opera "Il Mondo Della Luna" Presented At Hayden Planetarium

AP | MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Opera impresarios looking for authentic settings have sometimes gone to the ends of the Earth, presenting Verdi's "Aida" at the base ...