Awesome posted by

Microsoft Telescope Web – astonishing space telescope application gets webified

Microsofttelescopeweb

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…

Microsofttelescopeweb2

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

Microsofttelescopeweb3

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.


Comments are closed.

comments powered by Disqus

Help to tackle childhood hunger!


For every completed SaySo For Good survey, a donation equal to one meal is made to our charitable partner Action Against Hunger as part of our on-going mission to end childhood death from hunger and malnutrition. You can read more about our mission here: http://home.saysoforgood.com/meals/

SiGN UP HERE!

Learn More

Side Advert

Chinavasion
DHgate Cheap electronics gadgets
TOBI
Firebox

FB Like Box

Personnel

Managing Editor:
Nigel Powell

Deputy Editor:
Donyae Coles
Editor at Large:
Dan Ferris
Senior Ecological Editor:
Debra Atlas
Senior Motoring Editor:
Nick Johnson
Reviews Editor:
Simon Bossuyt

Write For Us

Red Ferret Video Reviews