More on the science and medieval history behind the show is available at the World Machine. The groundwork all took place over the summer of 2015, including undergraduate, postgraduate and post-doctoral students from Physics who helped with sections of the film, as well as work by Richard and Giles with Ross on the medieval imagery and textual elements from Grosseteste. The house composed of water, from Grosseteste’s First Letter provided some of the inspiration or the elemental section; it was the De luce above all, that provided the basis for the medieval aspects of the projection, and the title. This in addition to the use of the painted glass windows of the Cathedral and images of some local figures such as Cuthbert.
“I felt like I was moving through time, and I saw the planets. There was a sense of time movement.” “It really makes you think about the Universe.”“it’s like the Matrix” “The people who built the Cathedral would love this.”“I liked when it had the stained glass windows and St. Cuthbert… Mentally, just going through what it’s all about, it makes you work, it makes your brain work at what it is you’re seeing.”