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Stellarium

Stellarium
Other languages: features sky default catalogue of over 600,000 starsextra catalogues with more than 210 million starsasterisms and illustrations of the constellationsconstellations for 15 different culturesimages of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)realistic Milky Wayvery realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunsetthe planets and their satellites interface a powerful zoomtime controlmultilingual interfacefisheye projection for planetarium domesspheric mirror projection for your own low-cost domeall new graphical interface and extensive keyboard controltelescope control

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Why the multiverse is all about you - The Philosopher's Zone In general, quantum physicists don't have much truck with big conceptual schemes. But one of their own has broken rank. Christopher Fuchs tells Joe Gelonesi how a particular school of 20th century philosophy helps him make quantum leaps. Quantum mechanics can be tough to get your head round. It's incredibly technical, theoretical, and in some part you could say philosophical. Global Hands-On Universe: Software SalsaJ is free, student-friendly software developed specifically for the EU-HOU project. SalsaJ is designed to be easy to install and use. It allows students to display, analyse, and explore real astronomical images and other data in the same way that professional astronomers do, making the same kind of discoveries that lead to true excitement about science. A number of exercises have developed complete with data to download and detailed instructions for use.

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A must have piece of software for people wishing to look to the skys and know what they are seeing by madrad Mar 27

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