Imagine Google Earth with only the street view and a far-away satellite view but not much of a map view. Brain imaging, for the most part, has been missing just that, and a lot of research on how the brain computes happens on that level. Show More Summary
Want to get away? Far, far away? Google now has you covered.
Twenty years ago, the spacecraft Cassini launched from Cape Canaveral on a journey to uncover the secrets of Saturn and its many moons. During its mission, Cassini recorded and sent nearly half a million pictures back to Earth, allowing scientists to reconstruct these distant worlds in unprecedented detail. Show More Summary
Have you ever noticed that our world is a convergence of geometric shapes? If you haven’t then fire up Google Earth and look at the world from up above. Geometric shapes often go unnoticed. But an interesting Chrome experiment will help you fuse different shapes and see how common they are all around us. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: In this technical post we explain how Seurat, a developer tool from Google, is able to bring high-end graphics to mobile VR systems. If students could see almost any place in the world with the high quality graphics of Google Earth VR, it would create new opportunities for exploration and learning. Show More Summary
Parts of the idyllic suburb of Santa Rosa, California, were engulfed in flames on Monday as a series of wildfires ravaged pieces of Northern California's wine country. (Google Earth) (California Highway Patrol/Golden Gate Division/Handout...Show More Summary
Any time you load up a video game and are greeted by a superb voice actor, it’s time to pick up your smartphone and Google who that is. In Middle Earth: Shadow of War, the voice actor that plays Talion is indeed phenomenal, and many are no doubt wondering who that is. Show More Summary
Three researchers won a Nobel Prize on Wednesday for developing a microscope technique that lets scientists see exquisite details of the molecules that drive life—basically providing a front-row seat to study these tiny performers in their biological dance.
Google is no stranger to celebrations. In the past, the festivities have brought new features for Google Photos, and Google Earth, and a montage (with a Rickrolling twist) for YouTube's tenth anniversary. Today, the party is coming to its Doodle. Show More Summary
Among the titles, you'll find Google's Pac-Man recreation from 2010, the Earth Day quiz, and an all-new version of Snake.
Every day, hundreds of millions of people are snapping photos of the world around them. What if you could explore the world through the eyes of all those people? Starting today you're invited to explore a global map of crowdsourced photos in Google Earth. Show More Summary
Google Earth VR is getting a little update today that brings your views to street-level in the world-exploring virtual reality app. The app is adding Street View into the app so that users can easily transition between 3D satellite views and 360 camera captures on the ground level. Show More Summary
This is the new 2018 Audi SQ5 powered by a 3-liter, turbocharged V-6 engine. This virtual cockpit features maps from Google Earth, a large infotainment display and the car has raising and lowering technology. Join the conversation about this story »
Google Earth's new project called 'This is Home' lets you learn about different cultures by visiting different homes across the globe. Read more... More about World, Home, China, Mashable Video, and Community
Google released a significant update to Google Earth VR, which brings Google Earth’s popular Street View feature to the virtual reality version of the app. Google Earth VR Street View is available on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and mobile VR headsets.
HTC Vive and Oculus Rift owners can now access Street View images from 85 countries with this new addition to Google Earth VR.
Last year Google introduced an update to Google Earth that allowed users to explore the mapping software in virtual reality. Now it is bringing Street View to Earth VR so that headset-wearing folks can have a gander at ground level... Continue...Show More Summary
For many people around the world, the Amazon is a mysterious faraway land of impenetrable jungles, majestic rivers and indigenous peoples. But what many of us may not realize is that we all have a connection to the Amazon—through the...Show More Summary
So much of what students learn in the classroom—from social studies to history, science and literature—relates to a geographic place on Earth. Recently, we announced a new version of Google Earth, and since then, educators have been telling us what a valuable tool Google Earth is for their students. Show More Summary