About 100 people sitting in a theater looking upwards at a planeterium screen.
The UC Davis Multiverse Theater played host for the local premiere of “Secrets of the Universe.” (Karin Higgins/UC Davis)

‘Secrets’ in the Multiverse

To uncover something new, first you must look far into the past. That’s what the producers of the IMAX film Secrets of the Universe did, explaining how physics professor Manuel Calderón de la Barca Sánchez’s hunt for answers about what happened moments after the dawn of time is built upon scientific discoveries of the past.

Nearly 100 people filed into the UC Davis Multiverse Theater at the SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity, or MOSAC, on May 9 for the local premiere of the documentary that tells the story of a team of Aggie researchers preparing to collect data from the nuclei of lead atoms being smashed together at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland.

“We’ve been waiting for a long time to be able to show the film close to UC Davis,” Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, who narrates the film, told the audience before the showing. “We’re hoping to share the magic of Secrets of the Universe to as many people as possible.” 

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