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2009-12-30 07:20:00

BREMERTON, Wash., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce the official launch of Nightshade(TM), open source astronomy simulation and visualization software specifically tailored to digital planetarium and educator use. Nightshade offers a realistic simulation of the sky when and where the user chooses. Nightshade renders over 100,000 stars in stunning realism and in situ images of deep sky objects of note, including many Hubble Space Telescope...

2009-08-03 08:18:00

BREMERTON, Wash., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc. proudly announces the Digitarium(R) Delta digital planetarium system, the sixth model in the company's best-selling Digitarium(R) line. Digital planetariums project computer-generated, three-dimensional content onto a hemispherical surface. They are most often used for astronomy education but can display any type of immersive content. The Digitarium(R) Delta projects a 1080 pixel diameter circular image and is...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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