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Explore Google Earth
How a Compass Works
Three compass games
The Clock That Changed the World (BBC History of the World)
Of international scientific importance, the Harrison Clock is only one of only three precision pendulum clocks made by John Harrison and instrumental in solving the Longitude problem. The clock was made in 1727 with an amazing fully working wooden mechanism. Plans are in place to display it as part of an interpretive display at Leeds City Museum. With thanks to the BBC
Google Maps: The many dimensions of a modern map
For the last decade we've obsessed over building great maps for our users—maps that are comprehensive, accurate and easy to navigate. This video gives you a glimpse into that journey, and also talks about what's next for Google Maps. http://maps.google.com
Moon in Google Earth
Land on the Moon in Google Earth. With Moon in Google Earth, you can take tours narrated by Apollo astronauts, view 3D models of landed spacecraft, zoom into 360-degree photos, and watch rare TV footage of the Apollo missions. Download Google Earth 5.0 to start exploring the Moon. http://earth.google.com/moon/
Mapping The Desert With Google's Street View 'Camel Cam'
Google sends a camera-equipped camel across the desert - the first time the company has used an animal to capture Street View images. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more great videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more great content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB