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Thanks to the popularity and reach of the internet, Google has become one of the most powerful companies in the world. Now the California web giant is casting its net across the rest of the universe as well.
Yesterday it announced a new service which allows computer users to tour space and watch the stars from the comfort of their living rooms. Google Sky, developed with some of the world's leading observatories, lets surfers tour a virtual cosmos at will.
Originally posted by fweshcawfee
Kind of disappointing, it just seems like drawings, star maps and photos, it doesn't seem like real time star gazing around the galaxy. At least that's my impression based on the clip posted and then this official Google demo I found here. But maybe I'm not really understanding how it works.