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In Photos: Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart Rocks a Planetarium with 'The Beam'

Mickey Hart's "Musica Universalis" Performance

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The legendary Grateful Dead drummer collaborated with the American Museum of Natural History to develop the "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told" planetarium show. See his performance in pictures here! This Image: Hart warms up prior to performance of "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told." Read the full story here.

Mickey Hart plays 'The Beam'

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The legendary Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart performs on the percussive instrument "the Beam."

Mickey Hart Plays the "The Beam" During "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told"

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Legendary Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart plays the percussive instrument "The Beam" amid amazing visuals of the "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told" planetarium show.

Mickey Hart Watches Brain Visualization

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Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart watches a visualization of his brain while performing the soundtrack of the planetarium show "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told."

Mickey Heart and the Sun

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Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart stares into a visualization of the Sun while performing the soundtrack of the planetarium show "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told."

Mickey Heart and the Solar Storm

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Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart performs the soundtrack during a segment of the planetarium show "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told." A space-based solar observatory is slammed by a solar storm in the pre-recorded visual.

Carter Emmart in the Hayden Planetarium

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American Museum of Natural History's Director of Visualization Carter Emmart stares at a visualization of the planetarium show "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told."

Carter Emmart Works On "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told" Visual

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American Museum of Natural History's Director of Visualization Carter Emmart  works on a visualization for the planetarium show "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told."

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