Stunning Interactive Map Lets You Travel the Galaxy (Video)

100,000 Stars/Screen capture

Scrolling in your browser just got mind-blowingly exciting: 100,000 Stars is a new experiment from Google that is an interactive, animated, three-dimensional map of the Milky Way galaxy -- focusing on the known 100,000 stars nearest to our planet. You can zoom in and out between star systems and click on them to learn more about them.

100,000 Stars/Screen capture
100,000 Stars/Screen capture

100,000 Stars can be used on WebGL-supporting browsers like Chrome, Safari and Firefox for a visually stunning but humbling interactive experience that would make Carl Sagan proud. Check out the application here.

[Hat tip: This Is Colossal]

Tags: Space

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