Project Description


Astrotables are a part of the Celestial Celebration: Music, Art, and Technology collaboration with the Richardson Symphony Orchestra and the Chuck Eisemann Center. This interactive installation allows interactive exploration of the Universe through 3 interactive stories. Each table displays custom-designed interactive visualizations using the Space Engine Universe Simulator. Originally produced by Onomy Labs. Each  Astrotable enables body-scale explorations of the Universe using animated visualizations of space data are projected on the tabletop.

Students: Danai Bavishi, Carolyn Trotter, Solvay Linde

Faculty and Staff: Dale MacDonald (project lead), Eva Jacobus

More Info > The Celestial Celebrations: Music, Art, and Technology collaboration commemorates the 50th anniversaries of the Apollo Moon Landing and the founding of the University of Texas at Dallas. The event was a collaboration between ATEC, the Richardon Symphony Orchestra, The Eisemann Center, and the Advanced Visualization Lab at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. It featured interactive installations and visual music to accompany a performance.

To learn more about Celestial Celebrations: Music, Art, and Technology read Theater Jones review, “The Richardson Symphony partnered with University of Texas at Dallas for a far-out concert.”

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