Our Universe – Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
The outer space exhibit at the Haus der Natur whisks us away on a journey through space and time. It gives us a glimpse of distant galaxies, tells us the story of the birth of our solar system, and guides us through the history of space exploration.
In a highly interactive setting, we explore the cosmic forces that influence our planet. Why do the seasons take place? What effects do axial tilt and eccentric orbit have on the earth? At the touch of a button, the Vision Globe, a spherical projection screen, is transformed into the sun or its eight planets, providing striking images of sunspots, the craggy, crater-studded surface of Mercury, and the cyclone on Jupiter. And on the Planet Scale, we can find out our own ideal personal weight – just give it a try!
In the Crater Theater we can marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the universe, get a fascinating view of our earth from outer space, and observe the birth and death of stars …