The Dark Matter Mystery

Exploring a Cosmic Secret

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About this show

About a quarter of the entire universe consists of a mysterious dark matter. We know it's there, but we don't know what it's made of. 

Immerse yourself in the greatest mystery of science in the Planetarium. Let us show you how we know that dark matter exists. Follow the researchers as they make observations deep into space and conduct experiments deep underground. Can they uncover the mystery of dark matter?

Program author Professor Rafael Lang researches the phenomenon of dark matter at Purdue University in Indiana, USA.



38 min

Target Audience

General public, school groups


Fulldome movie including 3D animations and live footage


Unidirectional seating, suitable for concentric seating


Planetarium Laupheim | 2019


English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Romanian, Turkish, ask for other languages

Technical Data

30 fps, up to 4k, non-stereo, 5.1 surround or stereo sound