The 30-foot dinosaur Yutyrannus huali, part of the “Feathers to the Stars” exhibit, has a total of 250,000 feathers.
The building that houses the Gulf Stream Aquarium is covered in 400,000 randomly placed concave, convex, and flat ceramic tiles, while filling the 500,000-gallon tank took 24 hours, 48 minutes, and 59 seconds to complete.
A solar terrace from Florida Power & Light—a farm of 218 photovoltaic solar panels—will provide about 66 kilowatts of energy, enough to power approximately 2 percent of the buildings at full capacity, while solar trees will add another 6 kilowatts.
The Frost Planetarium has 250 stadium-style seats and a dome that’s tilted forward at 23.5 degrees, giving visitors a nearly 360-degree view. The 16-millioncolor 8K visual system, featuring six 3-D projectors, is one of only 13 in the world.