Director, Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization, California Academy of Sciences
Ryan Wyatt is director of Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization at the California Academy of Sciences. He wrote and directed the academy’s award-winning full-dome video planetarium programs Fragile Planet, Life: A Cosmic Story, Earthquake, Habitat Earth, and Incoming!. Wyatt previously worked as a science visualizer at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Prior to that, he opened technologically advanced planetariums in Phoenix and Albuquerque. Wyatt is co-founder of Immersive Media Entertainment, Research, Science, and Art (IMERSA), dedicated to advancing the art and technology of immersive digital experiences. He indulges avid enthusiasms for archeoastronomy, the history of science, and intersections between art and science.