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deep into outer space, and dive into the past with a pair of
online programs from the Museum. On December 16, Astronomy
Online returns with a look at the James Webb Space Telescope.
Then dive under the sea and into the world of ancient sharks
with a special Scientist Is In on December 18!
Did you know that everywhere there’s life
on Earth, there are viruses? The vast majority aren’t
harmful to humans but, to understand the few that are,
it’s important to know about the connections between
humans, viruses, and other organisms. Watch the latest
video from the Museum’s Viruses, Vaccines, and COVID-19
online hub to find out more.
Join Museum astrophysicist Jackie
Faherty and Director of Astrovisualization Carter
Emmart for a special look at the James Webb Space
Telescope (JWST). Expected to launch on December 22,
NASA’s JWST will become the most powerful tool for
observing the universe available to scientists. Find
out about the telescope’s orbit over one million miles
away from Earth and tour the sites it will focus on
during its first year.
Join comparative biologist Allison
Bronson for a family-friendly close encounter with
ancient sharks, including megalodon. You'll
learn about present-day sharks’ ancestors, their senses
and behavior, and how scientists use fossils to study
some of these giant ancient predators and the places
they used to inhabit. The Museum’s new special
exhibition, Sharks, opens December 15!
for Ages 5 to 11 Now Available at the Museum
The Museum vaccination site, which is open
seven days a week, from 10 am to 5 pm, is now also
offering vaccinations to children ages 5 and up. Scheduling
an appointment in advance is strongly recommended. To
schedule a vaccination appointment, please visit
vaccinefinder.nyc.gov or call 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692).
Join now and
have the halls, Museum icons, and special
exhibitions nearly to yourself during monthly
morning and evening hours just for Members. Evening
hours will provide access to almost all of the
Museum, while morning hours—for the Adventurer
level and up—will focus on one gallery each time.