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This website contains information on radio astronomy, the NRAO, how telescopes work, the history and discovery of radio astronomy, and the radio communication process.  This website has activites like "Make your own Radio Image", and visual aids on topics such as: free-free emission, spectral lines, synchrotron emission, masers, and how radio communication works.  The site is also a resource for blackbody radiation, the Cosmic Microwave Backround, and the mechanisms of radio wave emission.
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CMB, NRAO, Radio lines, blackbody radiation, cosmic microwave background, masers, spectral lines, synchrotron emission
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Metadata instance created December 1, 2003 by Patricia Monahan
Record Updated:
July 14, 2004 by Bruce Mason
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(National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville), WWW Document, (http://www.nrao.edu/whatisra/index.shtml).
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What is Radio Astronomy?, (National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville), <http://www.nrao.edu/whatisra/index.shtml>.
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What is Radio Astronomy?. (n.d.). Retrieved December 19, 2014, from National Radio Astronomy Observatory: http://www.nrao.edu/whatisra/index.shtml
Chicago Format
National Radio Astronomy Observatory. What is Radio Astronomy?. Charlottesville: National Radio Astronomy Observatory. http://www.nrao.edu/whatisra/index.shtml (accessed 19 December 2014).
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What is Radio Astronomy?. Charlottesville: National Radio Astronomy Observatory. 19 Dec. 2014 <http://www.nrao.edu/whatisra/index.shtml>.
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