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The Known Universe [Video]

The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world’s most complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History.

The film, created by the Museum was part of an exhibition, Visions of the Cosmos: From the Milky Ocean to an Evolving Universe, at the Rubin Museum of Art in Manhattan.

Data: Digital Universe, American Museum of Natural History

Visualization Software: Uniview by SCISS

  • Director: Carter Emmart
  • Curator: Ben R. Oppenheimer
  • Producer: Michael Hoffman
  • Executive Producer: Ro Kinzler
  • Co-Executive Producer: Martin Brauen
  • Manager, Digital Universe Atlas: Brian Abbott
  • Music: Suke Cerulo

For more information visit http://www.amnh.org

2 responses

  1. Very nice! Thank you!

    January 10, 2012 at 12:50 am

  2. Seeing, listening, and being quiet.

    January 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm

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