Entertainment Shows and Shows on Special Topics


Evidence of a Restless Planet

A sweeping geological journey, Earthquake explores the forces that transform the surface of our planet. After a stunning flight over the San Andreas Fault, audiences travel back in time to experience San Francisco’s infamous 1906 earthquake. Data-driven visualizations illustrate Earth’s story, revealing how subtle motions and sudden ruptures have shaped our planet over eons – and how geological activity influences the course of human history. Finally, we see how scientists and engineers help society prepare for a safer future.


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Duration 22 min
Target audience General public, families, school groups
Technology Fulldome video of 3D computer animated graphics
Orientation Unidirectional seating
Available video resolution 2k, 3k, 4k
Production California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco
Languages English, ask for other languages