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While there is now a large number of truly breathtaking full dome planetarium shows (covering a wide range of scientific topics) available to planetaria worldwide, there is clearly a need for low-cost (or even free) full-dome content, to allow planetaria to stretch their programming capabilities.   With this goal in mind, Science on the Half Sphere […]

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While there is now a large number of truly breathtaking full dome planetarium shows (covering a wide range of scientific topics) available to planetaria worldwide, there is clearly a need for low-cost (or even free) full-dome content, to allow planetaria to stretch their programming capabilities.   With this goal in mind, Science on the Half Sphere […]

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We are in the process of developing a series of Creative Commons  planetarium shows that you can edit with attribution and use within your own facility. Cosmic Castaways:  The show tells the story of how stars are torn from galaxies during galactic interactions. Art * Science * Wonder

By on February 19, 2014 in

So you want to learn how to use Blender to create fulldome videos. May the Force be with you….

By on February 6, 2014 in

About half of the scenes in Cosmic Castaways were rendered using Blender, which is a free and open-source 3D animation suite of programs. I don’t think it was intentional — it was more of a case of what software would be better suited for each scene.