Phantom of the Universe

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent cosmos, Phantom of the Universe is a new fulldome planetarium show designed to immerse audiences in the search for dark matter. A collaboration of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, University of Texas at Arlington, Michigan State University, IFIC at University of Valencia, as well as other institutions. It is narrated by Oscar-winning actress, Tilda Swinton.

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Such shows can be shown in planetariums worldwide, like the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre in Garching, Munich.


5-meter and 6-meter dome version

Trailers and Fisheye version

Combined Music & Sound Effects

Language Resources

Other Audio

2017 FullDome Festival Honorable Mention Logo


Phantom of the Universe collaboration

German soundtrack: Natural History Museum in Vienna, and Institut für Hochenergiephysik in Vienna.

Swedish version:  Tim Olsson / The Lund University Planetarium