Google Earth, Google Mars
Yes, I am a Google fanboy (what self-respecting Linux-loving, Microsoft-basher isn’t?), and this just makes me “Oooo” and “Ahhhh” with childlike wonder. The new Google Earth 5.0 features…. wait for it… wait for it… Google Mars!
As the video shows, Google Mars even has a mode where it can show old maps of Mars, such as those made by Giovanni Schiaparelli and Percival Lowell.
Here’s another video about other features in Google Earth 5.0:
You can get Google Earth 5.0 for Mac, Linux, and even Microsoft Windows (if that’s your persuasion) at Earth.Google.com.
Sweet. Now I have reason to download the newest version… (well, between this and geocaching).
Wow, that’s really cool.