Microsoft Research Unveils Online Observatory of NASA Images of Mars - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"The crowd-science trend has reached Mars. Students and amateur scientists can now explore the Red Planet online, using software released today by Microsoft Resarch based on NASA images. Though many of the images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are already available [and OA] on the space agency's Web site, Microsoft has now loaded them into its WorldWide Telescope interface, which creates a way for users to easily pan around the images to see them in context, and presents them in higher resolution than previously available online...."