donderdag, februari 28, 2008

World Wide Telescope: huge expectations

Microsoft is said to launch a spectacular new application, World Wide Telescope (WWT), in the coming months (Spring 2008), enabling you to explore the universe ... Sure, it might be marketing, but just watch the reactions of people who saw the beta. Or watch this preview...

What about quotes like "the best images from the greatest telescopes on Earth ... and in space ... and assembles them into a seamless, holistic view of the universe. This new resource will change the way we do astronomy ... the way we teach astronomy ... and, most importantly, I think it's going to change the way we see ourselves in the universe" ... Source: TechCrunch.

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