All stars and planets, most backgrounds, the graphical topic headings, logos, and animated gifs within the articles were rendered using a ray-tracer called POV-Ray by Garret. Many of the images in the articles, excluding the ones specified in the credits, were drawn by Tobias.
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Clip art is art that has been created to be freely distributed and used on web pages such as our own. The idea is that, people can find high-quality art on these cip-art pages, and use them on their own page, saving development time and allowing them to concentrate on more important tasks, such as creating large java applets! Below is a listing of the people and pages that were nice enough to offer their creative talents to the public as clip art.
Gold letters and Wood letters were made by and Copyright(c) R. Bingham Octagamm: Free Graphics: The Ball Boutique
3d red and blue letters by Harlan Wallach ©copyright 1995
The lab background ©1995 curb-that-dog productions July 16, 1995 - Jim Thompson innersanctum.com
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Here is another great site containing lots of clipart
Below is a list of sources, including web sites that we obtained our information and research from.
Much of the star data was retrieved from Chris Dolan's Astronomy Page.
A listing of the brighest stars in the galaxy that was used to generate the universe of WormQuest can be found at this site.
All photos of celestial objects were obtained from NASA. All images obtained from NASA are public domain.
The Mayan temple image was obtained from Chichen Itza's Photos and is ©John C. Mureiko
The Stonehenge image is ©Cliff Wassmann
The books that were used for research of the articles include:
Much of the research used in the applets (including WormQuest) was obtained from Peterson Field Guides: Stars and Planets by Donald H. Menzel and Jay M. Pasachoff. This is an excellent book for aspiring astronomers!