Tag: astronomy

Man in the Moon

Yesterday we recommended an application that put the whole universe on your computer. Today we’re focusing are virtual telescope at our Moon. http://www.google.com/moon/ Here you’ll find a collection of lunar maps and charts that tell the story of the Apollo

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Worldwide Telescope

TOTD has always had a secret desire to own a telescope. Unfortunately cost has always prevented it. Now, however, you can have a virtual telescope on your computer. Microsoft’s Worldwide Telescope uses imagery from the best ground and space-based telescopes to allow you

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Space Pictures

Nasa has launced their new image archive website. http://www.nasaimages.org/   Nasa have combined 21 seperate NASA image libraries, so that all their amazing pictures are now gathered together in one place. Pictures range from the Solar System, galaxies and nebulae

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Galaxy Zoo

Here’s a blog from the Galaxy Zoo project that might interest cosmologists, astronomers and many more besides.  From beautiful infrared images to a talk on ‘how astronomers die’ there’s lots of interest and beauty here: http://www.galaxyzooblog.org/

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God’s Marbles

Here are some pictures that help keep things in perspective: http://www.statusq.org/archives/2007/04/03/1375/

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