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Dark Universe

The phenomenon known as red shift, in which light from objects moving away appears to be stretched out to longer, redder wavelengths

Dark Universe celebrates the pivotal discoveries that have led to greater knowledge of the universe and our place in it.

Dark Universe Trailer

Dark Universe Trailer

Highlights of Dark Universe include the Milky Way galaxy spangled with exploding supernovas, novel renderings of phenomena like dark matter, and spectacular scenes of spacecraft such as the Galileo probe's breathtaking plunge into Jupiter's atmosphere.

Awards

Best Producer Choice at IPS-Macao International Fulldome Festival 2014

Best Science Visualization at FullDome Festival in Jena, Germany 2014

Best Immersive Cinema (Fulldome) at Jackson Hole Science Media Awards 2014

Reviews

“A trip that makes Hollywood's most vaunted special effects…look like a cartoon” – The New York Times

“Will blow your mind” – The Washington Post

“An exhilarating perspective of the universe as we know it, and, as we don’t know it” – The International Science Times

Dark Universe was developed by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (amnh.org) in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, and GOTO INC, Tokyo, Japan.