Become an astronomer for a day! Discover the Harvard-Smithsonian's "Exploration Stations" that include live demonstrations, interactive multimedia exhibits, hands-ons activities, ask-an-astronomer cafe, and telescope tours. Learn about our amazing Sun, planets around other stars, black holes, and how you can control your own telescope to take images of all of these. Fill out your Passport to the Universe and earn fabulous prizes. It's out of this world!
Harvard Allston Education Portal, 175 North Harvard Street, Allston, MA
The free WorldWide Telescope (WWT) computer program from Microsoft Research is a stunningly beautiful tool offering immersive views of the sky and multimedia links to interactive descriptions and explanations of millions of celestial objects. WWT is used both in astrophysical research, and to educate the public about Astronomy and Science.
Harvard Astronomer Alyssa Goodman has collaborated with the creators of WorldWide Telescope at Microsoft Research since its creation in 2008. In her presentation, Goodman will take her audience on interactive tours of...