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Morrison Planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences


Fulldome science storytelling from the CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

Habitat Earth


Habitat Earth: Living in a Connected World

We think of ourselves as self-sufficient, but humans live within an intricate network of plants, animals, and other life forms that support us in myriad ways. In this new show from the California Academy of Sciences, discover the beauty, variety, and vast complexity of these relationships—from the food webs of San Francisco Bay to the mutually beneficial partnerships in a Douglas-fir forest community. You'll learn how life changes our planet—and how we benefit from our connections to the life that surrounds us.

Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet

Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet
Prepare to Be Moved!
Narrated by Benjamin Bratt

A sweeping geological journey, Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet explores the forces that transform the surface of our planet. Witness the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and the break-up of Pangaea 200 million years ago. Data-driven visualizations illustrate Earth’s story, revealing how subtle motions and sudden ruptures have shaped our planet over eons—and how geological activity influences the course of human history.

Educator Guide (6-12) [PDF]

Life: A Cosmic Story

Life: A Cosmic Story
A High-Speed Ride through the History of Life!
Narrated by Jodie Foster

Life: A Cosmic Story begins in a redwood forest, with the sounds of wind and life. We explore the shared chemistry of life, then leap back in time to the origin of the elements themselves. The show soars forward, showing the formation of Earth, the movement of continents, and the changing environment for life. The audience is left immersed inside a representation of life’s shared heritage.

Fragile Planet

Fragile Planet
Travel 120 Million Light Years
To Rediscover Home!
Narrated by Sigourney Weaver

Develop a renewed appreciation for our fragile planet through the lens of astronomy. The show’s theme—Earth as the only known haven for life, and the importance of protecting it—echoes the themes of biodiversity and sustainability. From the three-dimensional terrain on Mars to the locations of extrasolar planetary systems, everything audiences see in Fragile Planet is based on astronomers’ best understanding of the universe.

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For licensing information or to view an entire show, please contact:

Paulo Vergara
Sales & Business Partnerships Associate

(415) 379-5814


Contact one of our official distribution partners for information on licensing our shows:

  • Carl Zeiss AG
  • Evans & Sutherland
  • Fulldome Film Society
  • Global Immersion
  • Loch Ness Productions
  • Sciss AB
  • Silkroading
  • Sky-Skan, Inc.
  • Skypoint Planetariums
  • Spitz Inc.

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