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TED: 3D universe map

In Watch on August 6, 2010 at 7:05 am

The TED conference started 26 years ago as a conference designed to bring together people from the worlds of technology, entertainment, and design.  It has since grown to be a showcase for cutting-edge thinking across many disciplines, and it is committed to “ideas worth spreading.” Presenters get 18 minutes a piece, and hundreds of these presentations are available for viewing online.

Here is Carter Emmart (Director of Astrovisualization at the American Museum of Natural History) demoing a 3D map of the universe that he has been developing for 12 years:

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