NOVA and WWTA have collaborated to integrate WorldWide Telescope visualizations from the John Huchra's Universe Tour into this story of how scientists like Margaret Geller understand the location and distribution of galaxies in our universe. Enjoy!
"On 4 January 2016 the Council of the American Astronomical Society voted to make the AAS the institutional home of WorldWide Telescope (WWT), a "Universe Information System" that allows users to retrieve and share data using an interface that resembles either the sky or a 3-D view of our universe. The WWT vote represents a bold step by the AAS, making a commitment to use and adapt new technologies in its stated mission "to...
WorldWide Telescope Ambassadors - Pat Udomprasert, Erin Johnson, Mary Becker and Juliana Garcia-Mejia share WWT with thousands as part of the 2015 Ultimate Science Street Fair. Kids of all ages donned 3D glasses and explored the virtual universe!
Many people ask how WorldWide Telescope (WWT) can be used for their individual, yet varied needs. Watch and learn how WWT is used by professional astronomers, educators, planetarium staff and astronomy enthusiasts for various purposes.
In conjunction with the announcement that Microsoft is Open-Sourcing WWT, we've collected a number of "WWT Stories" which illustrate how WWT is used in various settings. The range is downright astonishing: WWT can be used to reach such different audiences - from children's TV programming to visualizing astrophysics research!