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Navigating Microsoft's WorldWide Telescope

Microsoft's new WorldWide Telescope (WWT) uses Microsoft's Virtual Experience Engine to combine images from various telescopes and observatories into a seamless panorama of the night sky. Launched Monday, the brainchild of Microsoft's research ... department is a downloadable desktop application that brings the universe to your home computer. (Source ) Forget Google Earth, the WWT combines images from the Hubble Space Telescope, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, and the Two Micron All Sky Survey. Users can investigate the night sky in several different ... (view more)

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'Live Kd', and 'Sky Fex'

Live Kd LiveKd, a utility that allows you to view the local system as if it were a crash dump using the standard Microsoft kernel debuggers. Sky Fex SkyFex Remote Assistant is a free service that ... allows seeing what is happening on the remote computer desktop in real time. This is a secure service, does not require additional software installation and configuration and works transparently through proxy/firewall and NAT networks. SkyFex is Windows based and requires Internet Explorer to run it. No special knowledge is necessary to work with the ... (view more)

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