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  An Exploration with the American Museum of Natural History


Gazing up at the night sky, you may wonder about the stars twinkling above you: How far away are these tiny glimmers of light? What lies beyond the stars? Where does our tiny planet fit in?

Join us on an exploration to answer some of these mysteries. We'll find out how vast the Universe is, how and when it all began, meet scientists who helped us understand space, and visit a few galaxies beyond ourMilky Way.

Grasping light years
and other cool but mind-
boggling concepts.
  A star-studded
turn around the
Milky Way and

  Famous and not-so-famous
pioneers of the final

Tips for Teachers
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