|Awards and Recognition|
Over the past few years, Views of the Solar System has received a number of awards and recognition from different organizations. The following is a list of some of the these organizations:
Luckman Four-Star Winner
Congratulations! It's not every day that stars fall out of the sky. In fact,
that kind of thing is bound to hurt someone. Nonetheless, we're dropping a
few stars on your site for its excellence. Of the more than 150,000 Web
sites that we've checked out, our editors believe that your site should be
publicly recognized as a Luckman Four-Star winner.
Geological Survey of Canada
Views of the Solar System was awarded the Geological Survey of Canada
site of the week award starting March 12, 1997.
The Star Award
Congratulations! Views of the Solar System has been selected to receive the
Griffith Observatory Star Award for the week of January 19-25 for
excellence in promoting astronomy to the public through the World Wide Web.
4-Star Award from the Magellan McKinley Group
The Magellan Internet Guide has honored Views of the Solar System with
several 4-star awards. This includes the
History of Space
The Discovery Channel: Wonders of the Universe
This site explores the origins of Halley's Comet and features
Comet Introducation from Views of the Solar System.
Views of the Solar System was reviewed as one of the top 5% of all
ZIA Review Site Award
The ZIA award goes to the top 2% of all the sites reviewed by ZIA. This
is a family oriented Web site.
Best Education Award
Congratulations! Views of the Solar System has been named one of the
best education-related sites on the Web by The Education Index. At The
Education Index we search out those sites which offer interesting,
well-organized, reliable information to busy people looking for the best
sources in any of our 50 subject and 10 lifestage categories. Your site
is in our astronomy section. We appreciate your efforts to produce a
valuable resource on the Web!
The Platinum Award
Congratulations! NetGuide has selected your site as a Platinum Site - one of
the best on the Web. The Platinum Award recognizes Web sites that meet our
stringent criteria for overall excellence.
The Exploratorium's Top Ten Cool Sites Winner
Fledge Seal of Approval
Views of the Solar System has been Fledge Approved! "What's Fledge,"
you ask. Well, Fledge is the moldable web experience for kids brought
to you by McGraw-Hill Home Interactive. Views has survived the Fledge
stringent review process and been added to its kid-appropriate
database - passed with flying colors, in fact! Views of the Solar System
can be found in Sleuth, the Web Detective on Fledge. Quite an honor, if we do
say so ourselves.
Medaille d'Or Award
Best of the Net Award