Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun

Genre: Documentary
Rating: 4 out of 5 1
Reviews: 1
Produced by: Charles Hayden Planetarium
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Release date: February 2011
Type: Feature show
Plot keywords: astronomy exoplanets planets science solar system space-based telescopes telescopes universe

This show explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist?

Through the discovery of exoplanets, the hundreds of planets that have been found orbiting stars beyond the Sun, we have learned that our solar system is not alone in the universe and have had to redefine our understanding of planets and solar systems.

With rapidly improving technology and endeavors like the Kepler Telescope, the discovery of exoplanets represents one step closer to the possibility of finding an Earth-like world.

How will this change how we view our place in the universe?


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Details and Specs

Long version runtime: 30 min
Short version runtime: 24 min
Suitable for: general audience
Target audience: 14 - 18, 6 - 13, adults
Resource & materials: guide for educators, poster
License: short-term license, traditional license
Official site: www.mos.org/fulldome/undiscovered
Video format: flat screen, fulldome
Resolution: 1K, 4K
Frame rate: 30 fps
Audio format: 5.1, stereo
Stereo 3D: none
Production technologies: CG
Available languages: Arabic, Brazilian, Dutch, English, Italian, Others, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish
Show orientation: panoramic, unidirectional

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Andrew Lindsey
Andrew Lindsey
Published on Nov. 02nd 2016

4 out of 5
Good exoplanets show, a little sleepy though.

Covered important topics of discovery methodology, exoplanet types, and instrumentation. The narrator could have used a bit more energy though. I get the sense a few will fall asleep in the back.


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