Month: September 2010

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Contribute to future space exploration by playing the free Astro Drone game! This quiz is designed for a 4th grade student. D.) was the Librarian of Alexandria who resurrected Heraclides geocentric theory and combined with centuries of data on planetary motions -> formulated complete description of the Solar System that explained/predicted the apparent motions. Why accept an angry Spock — which we saw all the time in the original series — but not a lovestruck one?

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Spacelink also provides a powerful search feature and links to other NASA educational sites throughout the Internet. A complement of computers allows campers to analyze data using professional languages (IRAF, IDL, and others) and to simulate astronomical phenomena. Eric Berger at Ars Technica has more details. Assuming they could overcome that, and assuming this magic red matter stuff, well then, yeah, they could create a black hole. It’s important for students to learn about astronomy and space so they understand that the universe is a large place with many wonders.

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The Hubble law relates these two quantities (see above Determining astronomical distances ). Your privacy is important to us, and any personal information you supply to us is kept strictly confidential. A. for monitoring Astronomy Resources and sites including Astronomy, AstroPhysics, BioAstronomy, Radio Astronomy, RoboScopes, and Related Sources on the Internet. Wines, M. “In South Africa, Telescope Could Stir Young Scholars” (Apr. 7, 2006 NY Times article that discusses the challenges faced by African astronomers): http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/07/world/africa/07sutherland.html?_r=2&oref=slogin& Cosmic Africa (a film about African astronomer Thede Medupe, who looks into the astronomical legends of African cultures) See an article at: http://www.creardon.com/archives/FFR/FFR42.html and purchase a video at: http://www.africanfilmny.org/2011/cosmic-africa/ Ancient Astronomers of Timbuktu (a video and website on the project to preserve the papers and knowledge of this Saharan city.) The website: http://www.scribesoftimbuktu.com To purchase the video, go to: http://www.planetarium.co.za/ and scroll down to the items that can be purchased from the planetarium book store. (For more on the video, also see: http://www.planetarium.co.za/Timbuktu/Anc%20Astro%20of%20Tim-USE.pdf ) Ancient Astronomers of Timbuktu (A description of the project: http://www.planetarium.co.za/Timbuktu/Anc%20Astro%20of%20Tim-USE.pdf ) To see the first seven minutes, go to: https://vimeo.com/30076774 Lawrence Hall of Science African Mythology Curriculum Guide (although originally developed for the STARLAB portable planetarium, some of these activities can be adapted for classroom use): http://cdn5.starlab.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/D.7.

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Like the ε ring, they exhibit regular variations in brightness and width. So, the Global Telescope Network has been assembled to make observations in the optical range to complement the observations by space-borne observatories. The Physics courses give a broad exposure to astrophysics, with emphasis on physical processes rather than descriptive astronomy. C., Ionian) was a Greek philosopher who traveled widely in Mesopotamia and Egypt, and brought astronomical records from these cultures back to Greece.

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These cosmic rays would damage the ozone layer, and interstellar dust could dim sunlight and trigger an ice age. Despite being completely immobile as a result of Lou Gehrig's disease, he has written numerous books to bring astronomy, physics, math, and cosmology to the general public. A recent publication suggests that black holes, like the ones discovered by LIGO, are the mysterious dark matter. Arnold, 1904 The aim of the following pages is to illustrate the variety in character of astronomical discoveries.

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Our newest National Geographic blog post highlights the amazing time we had this summer with students from across Vermont. There is a spherical surface, the cosmic event horizon (13.8 billion light-years in radial distance from Earth at the current epoch), beyond which nothing can be seen even in principle; and the number (roughly 1010) of galaxies within this cosmic horizon, the observable universe, are too few to make the night sky bright.

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He called it "The dark safe with a hole". AAAS - GO - American Association for the Advancement of Science. However, it had previously been discovered by Pierre Mechain in 1786 who notified Messier & Cassini who all observed it 2 days later. Explore the special operating software that includes a gallery of 200 curriculum-based images. Henry Draper takes a photograph of the stellar spectrum of Vega. On the one hand, they made accurate measurements and moved the idea of the structure of the universe away from gods and superstition.

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How was information transmitted in the early days of space exploration? Q: What is the purpose of the Hubble space telescope? Explore the splendors of the sea and the wonders of the universe through sights, sounds, information, and interactive games. What other word could you use to describe luminosity? Goldsmith, Donald The Astronomers. 1991, St. The Maya used their knowledge of the sky and their mathematical prowess in a symbiotic relationship, where astronomical cycles precipitated the use of numbers and vice-versa.

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When we look at galaxies really far away, we see them as they were when they were younger, because it takes a long time for their light to reach us. KB- The collection of large data into archives and databases is useless unless you intend to use the data for something; and that “something” is discovery of patterns, trends, correlations, features, outliers, anomalies, and unexpected “knowledge” nuggets hidden within these enormous data sets (i.e., finding the proverbial needle in the haystack).

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Journey through the cosmos with us as we explore a new topic each month. CIRCUMSPACE v1.0 DOS 192kb A space travel simulator from the author of SkyGlobe. Once your article has been accepted you will receive an email from Author Services. Also note that it already has been politicized by the usual right-wing deniers like Matt Drudge and Rush Limbaugh, who, even for them, have stooped unusually low, including possibly putting lives at risk. A solid, rocky world, Mars is just over half the size of Earth in diameter.