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Microsoft Telescope Web – astonishing space telescope application gets webified

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The amazing Microsoft Telescope Web Interface adds simplicity and functionality to the wow-ness of the original. It’s powered by Silverlight – which for the sneering classes, is starting to power some pretty cool stuff like the video on demand services of Sky – which works really well as a streaming technology! How cool is this…? Well try a zoom in from a space view of earth…

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…to a view of the East Village in New York. Totally amazing.

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There are some great tours as well, complete with music and stupendous Virtual Earth-scapes.

Nigel is the managing editor of the Red Ferret, as well as a freelance columnist for the Sunday Times newspaper in London. Loves tech and fancies himself as a bit of a futurist, but then don’t we all?

Nigel – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.


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