Astronomy and Space Exploration


Asteroids, Comets, and the Hard-Hitting Stories of Our Cosmic Origins

Discover how asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. Viewers will embark on a dynamic journey on the trail of asteroids and comets, get an up close look at the advanced technologies that allow scientists to detect asteroids before they reach Earth, and visualize historic space events billions of years in the making – all within an immersive, all-digital dome that brings the captivating story of our cosmic origins to life like never before. 



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Duration 25 min
Target audience All age groups, families
Technology Educational and inspirational fulldome video from 3D computer animated graphics
Orientation Unidirectional; suitable for concentric seating
Available video resolution 2k, 3k, 4k
Production/year California Academy of Sciences
Languages English, ask for other languages