A digital Coronavirus exhibit based on real science
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us, more than ever, the importance of science communication. The new Coronavirus exhibit in Inside Explorer communicates scientific research on the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 in a way that makes it easier to grasp the ever changing reality we are living in.
Interactive 3D visualizations
Explore the core of SARS-CoV-2
Get a deeper understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic and learn about the virus structure and viral properties of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
In a world where millions of people live under the threat of COVID-19 it is of vital importance to gain a better understanding of how the virus actually works, in search for a cure.
Investigate the spike protein up close
The SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins plays a central role in infecting our human cells, and it is a target for both antibodies and vaccine designers. To support this message users can study a real Spike protein from the SARS-CoV-2 virus scanned using cutting edge CRYO Electron Microscope technology.
Examine COVID-19 infected lungs
All over the the world, Chest CT scans are used to determine the severity of the COVID-19 disease and to study the visual damage that the virus may cause to the lungs. Witness the dramatic appearance of a COVID-19 infection aggressively spreading through the lungs of a 73 year old patient.
Follow the tracks of the pandemic
The Corona Exhibition will guide the user from the first confirmed case of COVID-19 reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019 through the world wide outbreak, tracking the first 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic via an interactive 3D globe.
The COVID-19 related exhibition in Inside Explorer will enable users to explore both the virus itself and the effects on the human body. In the same way as our other exhibits, it is based on the latest scientific data, such as scans from 3D electron microscopes and Computed Tomography (CT).
- SciLife Lab at The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
- Visualiseringscenter and Linköping University, Sweden
- Nanographics, Vienna, Austria
- Dr. Lars Edling, Infectious Disease Specialist, Örebro Universitetssjukhus, Örebro, Sweden
- Norman Gellada, Imaging specialist, 3D and advanced visualization at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles
- Dr. Altair Costa, Thoracic surgeon at the Federal University Hospital in Sâo Paolo, Brazil
- Marie Larsson, PhD, Professor, Molecular Medicine and Virology, BKV, Linköping University
Max Roser, Hannah Ritchie, Esteban Ortiz-Ospina and Joe Hasell (2020) - "Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19)". Published online at OurWorldInData.org. Retrieved from: 'https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus' [Online Resource]
Science Centre Singapore - Installing the Corona Exhibition
Science Centre Singapore was the very first customer of Interspectral's. Once again the Science Center has taken lead in pioneering with showcasing Interspectral's Corona Exhibition at their venue. Science Centre Singapore will tell how they use Inside Explorer as a playground for everyone to learn and experience science on a different scale. They will also show how the Corona Exhibition will be used at their venue.
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