What's new

HubbleSite Astronomer Wins Top Prize for Creating Black Hole Web Site


Space Telescope Science

Explore the world of black holes in an award-winning Web site created by a team led by Roeland van der Marel, an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md. The interactive Web site, called "Black Holes: Gravity's Relentless Pull," rescues black holes from the realm of science fiction and puts them back into the domain of science. Visit the site at: http://www.hubblesite.org/go/blackholes/

The Web site won the top prize for 2005 in the Pirelli INTERNETional Award competition, the first international multimedia contest for the communication of science and technology on the Internet.

Continue reading...