Dark Universe


The award-winning space show Dark Universe celebrates the pivotal discoveries that have led to greater knowledge of the universe and our place in it.

Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 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.

“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, in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, and GOTO INC, Tokyo, Japan.

Film Information

Narrator(s): Neil deGrasse Tyson

Release: 2013

Runtime(s): 25

Awards & Accolades

      • 2014, Germany, Best Science Visualization, Jena FullDome Festival
      • 2014, Macao, Best Producer Choice, IPS International Fulldome Festival
      • 2014, United States, Best Immersive Cinema (Fulldome), Jackson Hole Science Media Awards




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