Roy Gould: WorldWide Telescope

Science educator Roy Gould and Microsoft’s Curtis Wong give an astonishing sneak preview of Microsoft’s new WorldWide Telescope — a technology that combines feeds from satellites and telescopes all over the world and the heavens, and weaves them together holistically to build a comprehensive view of our universe. (Yes, it’s the technology that made Robert Scoble cry.)

(A microsoft project. So this is probably gonna cost ya, somehow)

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  1. #1 Daniel Fischer
    March 1, 2008

    > A microsoft project. So this is probably gonna cost ya, somehow

    No, it will be as free as Sky @ Google Earth – that was the word when I first saw a demonstration (with crash and all) at an astronomy communication conference last fall.