“Vanishing Worlds”: Explore Earth’s history in virtual reality! – Future

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You dreamed it, you did it: from October 14th to June 16th, 2024 you can travel back in time, up to 3.5 billion years! All you have to do is go to the National Museum of Natural History (MNHN) and equip yourself with a headset to immerse yourself in the first virtual reality exhibition that traces the evolution of the planet and living beings. A 45 minute journey that begins in the year 2200! Together with young Charlie and Darwin, his little robot, you will explore the seabed and tropical forests and admire “the first traces of life from the Archean, the rise of animal life in the Cambrian (520 million years)”. “, the great dinosaurs of the Cretaceous period (67 million years) or even the rise of the human line,” promises the museum.

The magnificent trailer for the “Vanishing Worlds” exhibition. © © Excurio, MNHN

When science makes you dream

A unique offer made possible by the virtual reality technology of the company Excurio, which, among other things, has already designed the “Khufu Horizon”. If the experience promises to be spectacular, there is no question of abandoning scientific rigor: paleontologists, paleobotanists, evolutionary specialists, bioacoustics and other scientists of the institution have mobilized to try to reproduce a world as close to reality as we are get to know them as closely as possible. A cocktail of knowledge and imagination designed to inspire dreams while raising awareness of the fragility of life.