Beyond the Telescope

About the Beyond the Telescope series

Beyond the Telescope features guest astronomers who introduce their current research through the Planetarium's state-of-the-art digital projection system and extensive astronomical databases.

Photo © Michael Malyszko

Beyond The Telescope Events

  • Beyond the Telescope: Cosmic Explosions

    Investigate the origins of gamma-ray bursts, and learn how they can be used to pinpoint and study the first generation of stars and galaxies.

  • Beyond the Telescope: Searching for Near-Earth Asteroids

    Join Timothy Spahr, director of the Minor Planet Center, as he examines impact events and looks at the close encounters Earth’s future may hold.

  • Beyond the Telescope: Finding Inhabited Worlds

    Join Harvard professor of astronomy David Charbonneau as he tours known exoplanets, searching for the telltale molecular fingerprints of life.