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Hubble Inspires New Technologies
2013-03-31 05:30:43

Drawing inspiration from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, two different teams of researchers have developed both an easy-to-use, fully searchable 3D map of the universe and new technology that could improve the quality of laser eye surgery.

2010-07-12 11:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at the 11th annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit, Microsoft Corp. announced the latest version of the WorldWide Telescope and unveiled the largest seamless spherical map ever made of the night sky.

2009-05-13 09:30:00

Microsoft Research announces Spanish user interface release of WorldWide Telescope, increased research funding, and student program offering free design and development tools. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Research kicked off its fifth annual Latin American Faculty Summit, where Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner welcomed the more than 200 academic, government and industry research leaders from 15 Latin American and Caribbean countries to...

2009-03-24 11:00:00

Exciting new images of the moon and Mars from NASA's orbiting observatories will enable users of all ages to explore the universe through the Microsoft WorldWide Telescope. WASHINGTON and REDMOND, Wash., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NASA and Microsoft Corp.

2009-03-24 12:00:09

The U.S. space agency and the Microsoft Corp.

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2009-03-24 11:20:00

NASA and Microsoft Corp announced Tuesday plans to make planetary images and data available via the Internet under a Space Act Agreement.

2008-05-13 09:50:00

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) (MSFT) launched its WorldWide Telescope late Monday, bringing the free Web-based program for zooming around the universe to a broad audience.


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