Twitter For The Cosmos Gives Real-Time Updates From Global Observatories
The SkyWatch app lets amateur star gazers can hone in on celestial events as they happen.
Scientists are helping everyday people connect with the cosmos using the new SkyWatch app, which offers a constantly updated visual representation of data collected from observatories around the world. The Twitter-like app, created at Space Apps Toronto, allows amateurs to follow celestial events as they occur, with a map of the cosmos. Long cloaked in scientific terms and NASA databases, the events in the universe are now accessible to people all over the world.