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 builds a comprehensive view of our universe. (Yes, it’s the technology that made Robert Scoble cry.) Download this TEDTalk […]Continue reading
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Roy Gould works in the Science Education Department at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. At the Center for Astrophysics, he has worked on collaborations with science museums and other institutions to capture the power of shared information, on projects such as the MicroObservatory, a network of five automated telescopes that can be controlled over the Internet.
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“While watching the demo, I realized the way I look at the world was about to change.” — Robert Scoble
Roy Gould’s TED talk
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On stage at TED2008, Roy Gould and Curtis Wong just presented a preview of the Microsoft technology that made Robert Scoble cry: the WorldWide Telescope, a powerful and collaborative way to view our universe. Look for more on this in coming days; blogger reaction starts now. Today, Microsoft opened its technology preview site at WorldWideTelescope.org, […]Continue reading