Saturday, May 17, 2008

One Giant Leap Into The Universe

Have you heard of this? Microsoft has a new FREE pc program that lets you explore the universe. It is incredible and did I say it was free? Go check it out here.

The system requirements are not for the cheapie desktops. Here are the minimum needs to use it.

WorldWide Telescope minimum system requirements

For PC:
Microsoft® XP SP2 (minimum), Windows® Vista® (recommended)
PC with Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster, recommended
1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM; 2 GB RAM recommended
3D accelerated card with 128 megabytes (MB) RAM; discrete graphics card with dedicated 256-MB VRAM recommended for higher performance
1 GB of available hard disk space; 10 GB recommended for off-line features and higher performance browsing
XGA (1024 x 768) or higher resolution monitor
Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing and scrolling device
Microsoft® DirectX® version 9.0c and .NET Framework 2.0
Required for some features; Internet connection at 56 Kbps or higher through either an Internet service provider (ISP) or a network. Internet access might require a separate fee to an ISP; local or long-distance telephone charges might also apply

Estimated download time 1 hour (56Kb), 10 minutes (DSL 512Kb)

1 comment:

  1. How fun is that...I will have to check it out for my children.


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