Team at Harvard-Smithsonian and Brown Use Virtual Reality to Look Inside Stars

“VR is being used by researchers and scientists to create molecular structures in labs. Even doctors and surgeons are using it for medical training. Currently, astronomers are using VR to envision what stars look like from the inside and out. 

Phys.Org reports that astronomers and astrophysicists are using VR to look at Cassiopeia A, a very distant supernova. The supernova is 11,000 light years from Earth, which is unreachable to us but can be seen with powerful telescopes…”