EC for unit 3 again

EC for unit 3 again - where former director Harlow Shapley in 1920 asserted that the Milky Way was the entire universe Now Dr Gould notes we know

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Amanda Ferencz AST 3033 3/13/08 Unit III Extra Credit 1. Google offers a lower resolution tour called Google Sky already through their famed Google Earth. Guess what company is sponsoring the WWT? What software engineer is in charge? Answer : Microsoft is sponsoring the WWT. Curtis Wong is the engineer is charge of it 2. Dr. Gould is a faculty member at the Science Education Department at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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Unformatted text preview: , where former director Harlow Shapley in 1920 asserted that the Milky Way was the entire universe. Now Dr. Gould notes we know of over 300 solar systems beyond ours as of March 2008, and of course billions of other galaxies. 3. This new WWT software will be publicly available in Spring at the site WorldWideTelescope.org . How much will it cost? Answer: The program will be a free download!...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course AST 3033 taught by Professor Wooten during the Spring '08 term at W. Florida.

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