Image of Earth through the worldwide telescopeThe WorldWide Telescope is an amazing project that aims to bring together terabytes of images and information from the world best ground and space based telescopes so that anyone with a web browser can explore the universe. When you couple this project with Kinect you can navigate the Galaxy just by moving your body; it’s a little like swimming through space.  We stopped off at the World Wide Telescopes booth at MIX 2011 to take a look for ourselves. The video is below:

The project was also featured in the Keynote: