100,000 Stars: Like Google Earth but for Our Galaxy

#Space

Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

On the Workshop Chrome Experiments website, comes 100,000 Stars, the equivalent of Google Earth but set in our galaxy. The tool, complete with a tour, allows you to visit our solar system and our stellar neighbours. And as you may have guessed, it requires Chrome to work.

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