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.