TED: Roy Gould and Curtis Wong preview the WorldWide Telescope

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This TED Talk concerns exploring the Universe.

“Educator Roy Gould and researcher Curtis Wong show a sneak preview of Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope, which compiles images from telescopes and satellites to build a comprehensive, interactive view of our universe.

A researcher at the Harvard Center for Astrophysics, Roy Gould gives the first public demo of the World Wide Telescope, a powerful new web-based tool for exploring the universe, developed by TEDster Curtis Wong and his team at Microsoft.

Curtis Wong is manager of Next Media Research for Microsoft, whose focus “spans the linear and interactive media spectrum from television, broadband and gaming to emerging media forms.” He’s a leader on the WorldWide Telescope project.”

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Using computer technology since June 1980.
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