Gorgeous colour-processed images from NASA probes. I could stare at the fountains of Enceladus all day.
On 18 May 2010, the Planets (Preservation and Long-term Access through Networked Services) Project deposited a time capsule in the vaults of datacenter, Swiss Fort Knox, in Saanen, Switzerland. It contained the decoding information for five digital file formats on media ranging from paper, microfilm and floppy discs to CDs, DVDs and USB sticks.
This consortium of institutions and universities came together “to provide practical solutions and expertise in digital preservation.”
PLANETS stands for Preservation and Long-term Access through Networked Services.
Another great Zooniverse project: find planets by looking for tell-tale signs of light distortion from distant stars.
A platform game? A platform for games!
This web page is half a mile wide.
A free open source planetarium for your computer.
The BBC were at dConstruct. This podcast episode includes interviews with Steven Johnson, Aleks and the the Dopplr Matts.
This picture of Saturn, taken from the Cassini probe, is literally incredible: it doesn't look real.
That partnership between Google and Nasa is beginning to bear some fruit.