Dark Universe celebrates the pivotal discoveries that have led us to greater knowledge of the structure and history of the universe and our place in it—and to new frontiers for exploration.
The new Hayden Planetarium Space Show is produced by an innovative team that includes astrophysicists, science visualizers, and educators.
Astrophysicist and prolific science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson is Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium.
Dark Universe was created by the American Museum of Natural History, the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space, and the Hayden Planetarium.
Made possible through the generous sponsorship of
And proudly supported by
Additional funding has been provided by the
Charles Hayden Foundation.
Presented with special thanks to NASA and
the National Science Foundation.
Dark Universe was developed by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (www.amnh.org), in collaboration with the
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, and
GOTO INC, Tokyo, Japan.
Dark matter visualizations developed by Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics & Cosmology at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.