Italian WWT

The Microsoft Research WorldWide Telescope, WWT was introduced to the Italian astronomical research and science education community by Prof. Giuseppe Longo in 2011. Since the WWT workshop at AstroInfomatics2011, Prof. Longo led a series of WWT activities, including 30 some lectures in school on WWT, a nationwide WWT competition, and the Robotic Telescope Ruggero de…


20 educational scenarios of AstroInformatics

Inspired by Jim Gray’s famous “20 queries” method, the AstroInformatics2012 is set forth to come up with 20 scenarios of astroinformatics for connecting astronomical research with education. I believe the “education” here is for us in computing to learn about the data and computational challenges with Petabytes of astronomical data, for astrophysicists to learn about…