What's Happening

Sun shining over the Earth.

Free Public Lecture

The Peril and Promise of Solar Geoengineering

On Wednesday, October 30 at 6:00 pm, David Keith will describe the simple physics underlying the climate’s response to stratospheric aerosols, the risks, and the trade-offs among solar geoengineering, carbon removal, and emissions reductions.

Map of Australia.

Public Lecture

Anthropology, Colonialism, and the Exploration of Indigenous Australia

On Tuesday, October 29 from 6:00 pm, Philip Jones will set the Harvard University funded expedition to Australia within the context of anthropological history and explore its complicated legacy.

Cassiopeia A, a well-known supernova remnant pictured in space by the Chandra X-Ray Observatory

New Mini-Exhibit

Cosmic Origins

Visitors to this new small exhibit—located within our Earth & Planetary Sciences exhibition—will investigate the origins of and processes shaping planetary bodies and stars by using touchable specimens, colorful visuals, and interactive media.

Upcoming Programs

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