Virtual Universe: Our Solar Neighborhood with Jackie Faherty
Tuesday, March 2, 6:30 pm
Hayden Planetarium Space Theater
$15 Adults, $13.50 Members, students, seniors
Join Jackie Faherty for a tour of Earth’s neighborhood. On the first Tuesday of each month, Virtual Universe offerings take visitors on trips through our solar system and beyond in live, interactive programs that include question-and-answer sessions. The Museum invites all to take the journey of a lifetime.
For a quick glimpse of a Virtual Universe program, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17jymDn0W6U
FEATURING BIOLOGIST LEE DUGATKIN AND AMNH CURATOR ROB DESALLE
WHAT: SciCafe presents Naughty vs. Nice: The Biological Basis of Greed and Altruism, featuring biologist Lee Dugatkin, University of Louisville, and AMNH Curator of Invertebrate Zoology Rob DeSalle.
Join fellow New Yorkers to discuss what makes us naughty or nice by uncovering the evolutionary and cultural roots of greed and altruism, and compare these seemingly human behaviors to those of other species. (continue reading…)
Terra Nova: Sinfonia Antarctica
Listen to the sounds of glaciers melting at this multimedia performance by Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky) that’s co-presented with the Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival this month. (continue reading…)
Sorting Out the Truth in Race
For years our society has been plagued by racial categorizations and stereotypes. But with the accelerated advancement of science in areas like biotechnology and genetics, what will become of these? This workshop addresses this issue and more, including education about growing dangers, how your community could be affected, and what you can do about it. (continue reading…)
Catch it while you can, because the informative and exciting exhibit Climate Change, the Threat to Life and our Energy Future is closing after this Sunday. The exhibit examines global warming, one of our biggest environmental concerns. (continue reading…)