Past Events

  • 2016 Apr 16

    WWTA at Cambridge Science Festival

    9:00am to 2:00pm


    Cambridge Public Library Fieldhouse

    Ambassadors introduce the public to the Universe with WWT at the annual Cambridge Science Festival's "Science Carnival and Robot Zoo".

  • 2016 Feb 03

    WWTA at Belmont STEM Event

    6:00pm to 8:00pm


    Burbank School

    WWT Ambassadors share the wonders of the Universe with local students as part of their STEM event.

  • 2016 Jan 04

    WWTA at AAS 227

    Mon Jan 4 (All day) to Fri Jan 8 (All day)


    AAS227: Kissimmee, FL

    The WorldWide Telescope Ambassadors hosted a booth to promote the use of WWT in Astronomy Education, Public outreach, and research.  

  • 2015 May 14

    "Lost without Longitude"

    6:00pm to 9:00pm


    Pfizer Lecture Hall, Mallinckrodt Chemistry Lab, 12 Oxford Street

    One of the most important scientific challenges in early eighteenth-century Europe was the search for a reliable way to determine longitude at sea. Using a free interactive program called “WorldWide Telescope,” Alyssa Goodman will demonstrate how various historic and modern systems for measuring longitude at sea work (or fail to work), highlighting key life-saving techniques to find one’s position using the motions of stars and moons, as well as magnetic anomalies. Go back in time and discover what it was like to find one’s way before the era of GPS...

    Read more about "Lost without Longitude"
  • 2015 Apr 19

    Cambridge Explores the Universe at CfA

    12:00pm to 4:00pm


    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

    Become and astronomer for a day! Enjoy exploration stations that include hands-on activities, telescope tours, ask an astronomer booths, and solar observing. Find out the latest discoveries about the Sun, exoplanets, and black holes, and take your own telescope images using our robotic telescopes. Go on a virtual tour of space using the World Wide Telescope visualization lab. It's out of this world!

  • 2015 Apr 18

    Cambridge Science Festival

    12:00pm to 4:00pm


    Field House at Cambridge Ringe and Latin

    Exploring the Universe with WorldWide Telescope at the Cambridge Science Festival

    Explore our incredible cosmos - investigate planets, exploding stars, colliding galaxies and more, as seen through the world’s most powerful telescopes - all on your home computer.