Floor Map

4B Synra Dome
[3D full-digital dome theater]

1. Science Live Show “UNIVERSE”

“UNIVERSE” is a science live show conducted by researchers at the forefront of their fields.
Using computer simulations and networks, the latest scientific topics in astronomy and other fields are introduced.
Real-time simulations show the collision of galaxies, delve into the world of molecules, and researchers invited from all sorts of fields talk about their findings and struggles.

Show times : some Saturday afternoon. The show lasts about 40minutes, and there is seating for up to 62 people.

1st show: 14:00.–    2nd show: 15:30–

Science Live Show “UNIVERSE”

2. Dome projection program

Enjoy also sorts of scientific topics with images spreading fully across a dome screen measuring 10 meters in diameter.
Three of the six daily shows are in 3D.

Show times : everyday except for the “UNIVERSE” Saturday. There is seating for up to 62 people.

10:30 –

3. Super Computers: Examining the Universe and World of Molecules

The MD-GRAPE2 supercomputer for research is dynamically displayed.
This computer won the Gordon Bell Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in the world of high-performance computing.
It is not merely an exhibit for viewing – it is actually used in the creation of the programs presented at the Synra Dome and the live shows.
Other units from the GRAPE series are also explained and exhibited.

Dome projection program