Science on a Sphere
How about a digital dance? A fantastic series of images are created by planetary data of high resolution satellite images and videos, animated images of atmospheric storms, fluctuations in ocean currents, effects of climate change and other complex environmental processes. No visitor can miss this captivating show! ‘Science on a Sphere’, developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), USA and installed in VITM, is the only one of its kind in Asia. Combined with narration and supporting immersive visuals, ‘Science on a Sphere’ is an innovative, powerful and immersive teaching tool for informal education about earth sciences, climate change, astronomy and the impact of human activities on the planet. VITM could show occurrences of major natural disasters such as the progress of the cyclone Hudhud while it hit the coasts of Visakhapatnam and the recent Nepal earthquake in almost real time. ‘Science on a Sphere’ mesmerises audiences while spreading the key message of conservation.