Scan Magazine | Issue 75 | April 2015

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Scan Magazine | Special Theme | Children’s Universe

One of the most popular features of this science centre is the technically advanced dome theatre.

Visualising the invisible – a science centre like no other With the quest of making science fun and approachable for people of all ages, Visualization Centre C in Sweden is a popular and educational hotspot for both schools and individuals stopping by on their family holidays. Through interactive programmes and highly technological features, this science centre presents research and science in ways most people never experienced before.

tivities will be something you do not want to miss. Promised highlights include production viewings in the dome theatre, exhibitions free of charge, interactive experiences and much, much more.

By Astrid Eriksson | Photos: Visualization Centre C

At Visualizing Centre C, leading visual research is put on display in extraordinary ways, making the venue a popular place for public visits and events such as interactive exhibitions and viewing in the impressive 3D dome theatre. The centre was created in close collaboration between the municipality of Norrköping and the eminent University of Linköping, renowned for its research departments in the fields of science and technology. The result was a digital science centre where educational purposes are put forward in most entertaining ways. One of the most popular features of this science centre is the technically advanced dome theatre. Here, Visualization Centre C’s own productions are shown along with a wide range of acclaimed science pic-

tures with thrilling effects and technologies. This summer will, for example, take the audience back in time in the exciting film Dinosaurs at Dusk, which is sure to amaze and entertain people no matter their age or background. Another big production guaranteed to stun its audience is Kosmos 3D. Through a high-tech, interactive software known as Uniview, visitors are able to travel to a destination of their choice in outer space, led by a guide adapting to the audience’s wishes and requests. Most people have never seen anything like it and the experience is sure to make a longlasting impression. This year, Visualization Centre C celebrates its fifth anniversary and the fes-

For the youngest science enthusiasts the Laboratory of Professor Pupill is an exciting excursion through the most approachable levels of research and experiment. Slightly older children have a field day in the interactive exhibitions where brainwaves and other invisible things are made visible through the facility’s access to high-tech gadgets and tools. During the year, Visualization Centre C sports more than generous opening hours. Not visiting is not an option. Book your tickets today!

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