Who doesn’t know ‘Earthrise’, the iconic photo of the Earth emerging from behind the Moon? Colourful and vulnerable, this is how astronauts see Earth from the dark universe. They return passionate advocates for sustainability. The VR programme for InScience 2019 gives you room to explore and literally flip your perspective on Earth. Who knows, that perspective may just give you a new-found respect for our planet.
Humankind is an insignificant speck in an immense universe. We tend to say this casually because it’s too elusive to experience in real life. Until now. With Overview, Paul Mezier starts close to Earth. We are still in familiar territory, but then we disappear. We float through the cosmos and discover the infinite expanse of space. Above all, we experience the sheer scale of the universe in this overwhelmingly realistic VR game.