Phantom of the Universe From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent cosmos, Phantom of the Universe is designed to immerse audiences in the search for dark matter. A collaboration of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, University of Texas at Arlington, Michigan State University, IFIC at University of Valencia, as well as other institutions. It is narrated by Oscar-winning actress, Tilda Swinton.
Seven Wonders Turn back the pages of time and witness the ancient wonders of the world as they have not been seen for thousands of years. Seven Wonders investigates the theories of how these wonders were created, and then gives the audience a tour of what are considered some of the universe’s greatest wonders as well. Seven Wonders is narrated by British actor Sean Bean.
Microcosm At the Center of Miniaturized Medicine (CMM) in the year 2053, you’ll shrink down to the size of a microbe and get injected into a patient who is suffering an infection from a mysterious virus. Traveling from the base of the eye to the interior of the heart, you’ll explore exotic ports of call in CMM Probe Alpha with its robotic outboard scout vehicle. Produced in cooperation with the University of Utah Medical School.
New Horizons From breathtaking landscapes, to violent volcanic eruptions, to Saturn’s icy rings, New Horizons transports you on a majestic journey through the planets and moons of our celestial neighborhood. Our journey begins as we follow a comet through interplanetary space. On each of our exotic ports of call, real data and images from modern space probes are transformed into stunning wrap-around visualizations.
Wonders of the Universe Peer deep into space through the eyes of the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope and travel back billions of years in time to witness the birth of the universe. On this breathtaking excursion, you’ll witness the formation of galaxies and explore some of the most wondrous nebulae and astronomical structures yet discovered. As your travels continue, you’ll fly deep into our own Milky Way Galaxy and return home to Earth on a spectacular tour through the Solar System.
From Earth to the Universe This stunning voyage through space and time conveys the Universe revealed to us by science. Revel in the splendor of the worlds in the Solar System. Travel to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of myriads of galaxies.
Ice Worlds The delicate balance between ice, water and the existence of life has been a topic of scientific inquiry for generations. In travels to the Arctic and Antarctic regions of our planet, we’ll examine the ecosystems that exist and thrive there and learn how their survival is connected with our own. Beyond Earth, we’ll see how the existence of ice shapes the landscape and the natural systems on other planets and moons in our Solar System.
Two Small Pieces of Glass Galileo’s telescopic observations began a revolution, transforming our views of the cosmos and our place within. It is a revolution which, four hundred years later, continues. Today you can attend star parties where amateur astronomers set up their telescopes for public viewing. Views through such telescopes would have amazed Galileo. Two Small Pieces of Glass puts you in the middle of a modern star party. Discover the wonders that even a small amateur telescope can reveal and learn about the scientists that made such views possible.
Journey to Mars NASA’s fleet of Mars robotic explorers are paving the way for human exploration of the Solar System in the coming decades. Have your students join NASA in preparing for a monumental journey of a lifetime – to Mars!
The Dark Matter Mystery This planetarium show takes you on the biggest quest of contemporary astrophysics. You will see why we know that Dark Matter exists, and how this search is one of the most challenging and exciting searches science has to offer. Join the scientists on their hunt for Dark Matter with experiments in space and deep underground. Will they be able to solve the Dark Matter Mystery?
The Future of Human Space Exploration An overview of NASA’s current efforts to send humans farther into the solar system than ever before.
Search for the Edge of the Solar System This follows the creation of NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer spacecraft, giving audiences an in-depth look at the mission and how IBEX is collecting high-speed atoms to create a map of the boundary of our Solar System.