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Cosmology for your PSP

This site represents the beginning of an experiment to present science content on Sony's Playstation Portable (PSP). Please check back frequently as the amount and quality of our content improves.

Photo Essays

Photo essays of various KICP science projects. To use: unpack the zip file and place the folder in the PSP->PHOTO folder on your PSP's memory card. Some navigation hints: use the triangle button on the photo folders to play a slide show, use the square button to display the image titles which are used in these photo essays as short captions.

TopicFileDateSize
Pierre Auger ObservatoryAUGER.zipMay 2, 2005350 KB
Degree Angular Scale InterferometerDASI.zipMay 2, 20054 MB
Sloan Digital Sky SurveySDSS.zipMay 2, 2005500 KB
VERITAS Gamma Ray ObservatoryVERITAS.zipMay 2, 2005750 KB

Movies & Animations

To use: unpack the zip file and place the .MP4 and .THM file in the MP_ROOT->100MNV01 folder on your PSP's memory card (don't ask).

TopicFileDateSize
Mapping The UniverseMAPPING.zipMay 2, 200540 MB

Astronomy Panoramas

OK, not cosmology but still pretty cool. Follow the navigation hints to create a pretty good psuedo-qtvr for your PSP. To use: unpack the zip file and place the folder in the PSP->PHOTO folder on your PSP's memory card. Some navigation hints: set the picture scale to 100%, then use the analog stick to pan across the panorama.

TopicFileDateSize
MER Rover Panoramasmarspano.zipMay 21, 2005700 KB
Mutiwavelength Milky Waymilkyway.zipMay 21, 20051.2 MB

Usage

The visualizations on this site are free and can be used by anyone for non-commercial purposes, as long as due credit is given.


Documentation by Mark, 30 April 2005.