Dark Universe

Dark Universe celebrates a new age of cosmic discovery featuring the most accurate visualizations ever produced.

Highlights 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.



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



“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.

Show Information


Full Dome



Neil deGrasse Tyson



25:15 minutes: can be ticketed on the half hour


Available Languages:

English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish


Technical Information:

Can be customized for presentation on most digital planetarium systems


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