Featuring immersive visualizations of distant worlds, groundbreaking space missions and breathtaking scenes depicting the evolution of our solar system, Worlds Beyond Earth, debuting in the Frost Planetarium on July 3, was created by the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The show, narrated by Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, takes you on an exhilarating journey that reveals the surprisingly dynamic nature of the worlds that orbit our Sun and the unique conditions that make life on our planet possible.
Worlds Beyond Earth will take you on an exhilarating adventure through our cosmic neighborhood. Immersive visualizations showcase the solar system with unprecedented accuracy, including a landing on the cratered surface of our own Moon, a dramatic flight through the swirling rings of Saturn, and soaring encounters with distant worlds of active volcanoes and buried oceans.
Featuring breathtaking visuals and cutting-edge science, Worlds Beyond Earth is a dazzling celebration of the Age of Exploration and the unique conditions that make life on Earth possible. The script for Worlds Beyond Earth is written by Natalie Starkey, a geologist who is an author and science communicator. The score is written by Robert Miller, a New York City composer, and was primarily recorded in Abbey Road Studios in London. It includes a classical guitar segment recorded in New York by musician and former New York Yankees baseball player Bernie Williams.
Worlds Beyond Earth was created by the American Museum of Natural History, the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space, and the Hayden Planetarium.
Please arrive 15 minutes before show time. No admittance after Frost Planetarium doors close. No food, drink or strollers allowed inside.