Wow! NASA set to bring solar system to life in 3D, ties up with Google, reveals Sundar Pichai | Tech News

Wow! NASA set to bring solar system to life in 3D, ties up with Google, reveals Sundar Pichai

Google has partnered NASA to let users explore space and the solar system in 3D and AR mode.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Sep 14 2022, 18:38 IST
iPhone 14 in photos: A quick glance at Apple’s fascinating new flagship
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1/5 The iPhone 14 features a 6.1-inch Super XDR OLED display with Ceramic Shield Protection. The iPhone 14 gets the same but smaller notch design and form factor as last year’s iPhone 13. (Apple)
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2/5 The iPhone 14 is powered by Apple’s A15 Bionic chipset which powered last year’s iPhone 13. Although Apple has claimed that this year’s A15 Bionic is an improved version of last year’s chipset. The A15 Bionic, although an year old, is still the fastest chipset in the market yet, making iPhone 14 still an amazing smartphone. It houses a 5 core GPU and a 6 core CPU. (Apple)
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3/5 Phone 14 gets the same 12MP main camera with a larger sensor with f/1.5 aperture lens and sensor shift stability. Apple claims an improvement of 49 percent in low light photography. and the 12MP ultra-wide camera. The front camera also uses the 12MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture. (Apple)
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4/5 iPhone 14 also has a new gyroscope sensor that can detect impacts of up to 256G. Apple also brings support for satellite connectivity on the iPhone 14, called Emergency SOS via satellite. Users can now use the Find My app to share their location with contacts. The service will be available from November 2022 and will be free for use for two years. (Apple)
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5/5 The price of the iPhone 14 starts at $799 for the 128GB variant. There is a 256GB variant which is priced at $899. If you want to go even bigger, the iPhone 14 also has a 512GB variant which is priced at $999. It is available in 5 colours - Midnight, Starlight, Blue, Purple, and Product Red. (Apple)
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Now, explore solar system, planets and celestial bodies in 3D and AR mode via Google search.  (AP)

Google has partnered with NASA to bring new tools to offer interesting experiences to Google users of our solar system in both website form as well as via new AR models. This collaboration will bring new 3D models of 60 planets, moons and NASA spacecraft right to Google Search.

Google has shared all the information in a Google Arts & Culture site, according to which, users will be able to explore the solar system, planets, other celestial bodies along with their moons. Google, in its blogspot, said that the solar system can now be explored in the drawings of the constellations in the Lascaux Caves and the astronomy of the ancient world. “NASA is helping people around the world to get a closer look at the universe through explorations like the Artemis moon mission or the new James Webb Space images. Starting today, you can learn even more from the solar system with new experiences on Google Search and Google Arts & Culture, thanks to NASA,” said Google.

How to explore the solar system via Google search?

To explore our solar system, planets, and celestial bodies by using Google Search, you'll have to just click on the View in 3D button to understand the different elements of what you're looking at even better. “These 3D annotations will also be available for cells, biological concepts (like skeletal systems), and other educational models on Search,” reads the blog. Google CEO Sundar Pichai sharing the same, tweeted, “Excited to partner with @NASA to bring 3D models of planets, moons and spacecraft to Google Search (and in AR on mobile too!), along with a new @googlearts project exploring our solar system.”

Planets, spaceships and satellites in AR

As of now, you can explore planets, spacecraft, moons and satellites in AR on your phone. There are interactive 3D models of all of these available on the desktop as well. Google hasn't yet provided the full list of 3D objects.

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First Published Date: 14 Sep, 18:38 IST
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