Tuesday, January 16, 2007

[TIPS] very cool Earth desktop

Thanks to Larry W for sending this my way.
 
 
Remember the NIST site that showed the flattened earth and where the day/night lines were?
 
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 Desktop Earth is a wallpaper generator for Windows. It runs whenever you're logged on and updates your wallpaper with an accurate representation of the Earth as it would be seen from space at that precise moment.
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Pretty neat, eh? Yes, I know you can't download or install at school. This would be for your home machine - or if you're a science teacher you might be able to get approved to install it on your teacher's station.

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