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Round Up | Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time
On Sunday 7 August, 27,000 people watched 350 million years elapse in 18 minutes.
The Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time saw mapped projections by 59 Productions light up Edinburgh Castle and Castle rock with monumental digital animations exploring the theory and history of deep time.
Deep time, the idea that time stretches beyond human timescales into the geological and the atronomical, was first posited by Edinburgh man James Hutton in the 18th Century.
Audience members were utterly mesmerised by the event:
The audience was spellbound. Have a watch!