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Explore the Milky Way in Browser

November 19th, 2012 | Posted in Science & Tech, Space

Google Chrome recently made available an experimental interface that allows you to zoom around the Milky Way. You need the Chrome browser. Very cool. Get to know your neighborhood – its very, very large. Check out the story at CNet News.

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Fly me to an Asteroid

May 13th, 2012 | Posted in Space

You will recall the recent announcement of an asteroid mining venture. Now you can come along with me and visit the asteroid Vesta, courtesy of a flyby generated by JPL. Their Dawn spacecraft is currently exploring the very large asteroid Vesta, before heading off...

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