WorldWide Telescope was designed from its inception with personal inquiry, exploration, discovery, and explanation in mind and fosters these critical learning goals by providing powerful features. WorldWide Telescope promotes a thrill of discovery by allowing learners of all levels to access the same data professionals use, from the world’s best telescopes.

WorldWide Telescope enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope—bringing together imagery from the world’s best ground- and space-based telescopes for the exploration of the universe. WWT blends terabytes of images, information, and stories from multiple sources into a seamless, immersive, rich media experience. Explorers of all ages will feel empowered to explore and understand the cosmos using WWT’s simple and powerful user interface.

Kids learning about the cosmos

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