April 18, 2014
WorldWide Telescope events and installations bring stars to life for children

Thanks to Microsoft Research’s WorldWide Telescope (WWT), anyone can see the night sky in all its glory. Last fall, Microsoft Research helped bring the excitement of astronomy to Asian schoolchildren with the installation of a WWT-driven planetarium at the Shixinlu primary school in China and family events at Miraikan, Japan’s national science museum in Tokyo.

January 6, 2014
WorldWide Telescope celebrates fifth anniversary with a new release

For five years, WorldWide Telescope has inspired students and astronomy enthusiasts with its interactive educational content and detailed perspective of the heavens. The newest version comes with powerful new features and includes access to new data sets that make planets and other solar system bodies look better than ever.