The Mystery of Life by Designer: Joanne Byrne

Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork city, Ireland is home to Cosmos at the Castle. This award-winning exhibition, which opened in 2007, highlights recent discoveries of extreme life-forms on Earth and their implications for life in outer space.
At the entrance to the exhibition the visitor is met by –The Mystery of Life' infographic, spanning over six metres. After briefly explaining DNA, the installation charts the development of life, across the millennia, from a single-cell organism, through to the human being.