Dark Universe

The Universe is a curious place - more so than we ever imagined. Dark Universe celebrates a new age of cosmic discovery as well as its deepest mysteries.

Dark Universe features spectacular scenes of recent spacecraft, such as the Galileo probe’s breathtaking plunge into Jupiter’s atmosphere. You will see the most accurate visualisations ever produced, such as a Milky Way galaxy spangled with exploding supernovas, and novel renderings of hotly discussed phenomena, like dark matter.

As scientists unravel the complexities of the cosmos, key findings are revealing amazing new frontiers for exploration. Come along on a journey about what we already know, and about the mysteries we have yet to solve, in Dark Universe, a Space Show in the Scitech Planetarium.

Dark Universe was developed by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (www.amnh.org), in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, and GOTO INC, Tokyo, Japan.

Duration: approximately 25 minutes
Produced by: Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History
Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
School groups: Year 6 to Year 12
Curriculum Links: Science understanding: Earth and Space Sciences, Science as a Human Endeavour

Please note:
Children under 4 years of age cannot be admitted into the planetarium and shows are subject to change without notice.

Open to the general public as part of your visit to Scitech.

Visit our daily Show Times for more information and to plan your visit. 


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    Western Australia 6872

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