The Big Think

January 14, 2004

Mars Surround

Filed under: Uncategorized — jasony @ 12:39 am

A full screen, 360 degree panorama of Mars in QuickTime VR. Don’t forget you can zoom in and out with shift and control keys, respectively. This kind of thing never ceases to amaze me. Here’s a view that has never before been seen by humanity, or indeed by any living eyes, and now, thanks to a bunch of very smart people, some cool technology, and the Internet, we can all see the plains of Mars from our own home. The only thing that could possibly be better would be if it we could view it in 3D. Actually, since the camera that shot it takes pictures in 3D, I’m sure it’s possible. We just don’t have the technology in our homes yet. What, maybe 5 years?

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  1. I’m interested in the mysterious dots visible floating just above the horizon at several points. They appear to be more than just compression anomalies.

    Comment by Giles Bateman — January 14, 2004 @ 5:01 pm

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