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#1 Chachazz

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Posted 12 January 2015 - 05:11 PM

Microsoft is Open‐Sourcing WorldWide Telescope in 2015

With OpenWWT, any individual or organization will be able to adapt and extend the functionality of WorldWide Telescope to meet any research or educational need. Extensions to the software will continuously enhance astronomical research, formal and informal learning, and public outreach.

Full announcement: http://www.worldwide...pe.org/OpenWWT/

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Posted 03 July 2015 - 08:32 AM

Microsoft Research Connections
2 Jul 2015 9:00 AM

"We are incredibly pleased to announce that the WorldWide Telescope is now open source under the MIT license and has become an independent project as part of the .NET Foundation..."

More - Welcoming the WorldWide Telescope to the Open Source .NET Universe