Laniakea, Our Home Supercluster of Galaxies. 7 min movie that accompanies article in Nature magazine (embargoed until date of publication)
Cosmography of the Local Universe 17 minute movie with audio illustrating aspects of the local structure in the distribution of galaxies
The Extragalactic Distance Database (EDD) An on-line database of information related to the extragalactic distance scale.
Our Peculiar Motion Away from the Local Void
Quicktime movie (12 min; soundtrack, 773 MB) (12 min; small, 159 MB) (5 min; soundtrack, 1.079 GB) (5 min; small, 57 MB) (2 minutes; no sound, 175 MB) (2 min; small, 44 MB) illustrating results in the article `Our Peculiar Motion Away from the Local Void', 2008, Astrophysical Journal, 676, 184.
Data Tables Table 1: Distance Estimates for 1791 Galaxies. Table 2: Averaged Distance Estimates for 743 Groups.
Video version of Fig. 18.
Deep Space Explorer
Software for home PC or Mac that enables you to fly among the 30,000 nearest galaxies. Deep Space Explorer and Starry Night
I was science advisor for the NOVA series documentary `Runaway Universe'. Visit the web site for that program. Runaway Universe web site
What's Up in the Universe?
I am science advisor for the PBS documentary What's Up in the Universe?
Manipulate a data cube of 30,000 galaxies.
A VRML viewer is required to visualize and manipulate this data cube. Viewers for Mac and PC can be downloaded from cortona. For Netscape/Mozilla under UNIX/LINUX try the plug in from freewrl.
For more information on what you are seeing, explore my outreach page.
These outreach activities are supported by the National Science Foundation