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published by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Visit this site to find out about radio astronomy. You'll get background information on the electromagnetic spectrum, radio waves and how they are produced, how radio telescopes work, and more. Also, you can try activites like "Make your own Radio Image."
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Keywords: CMB, NRAO, Radio lines, blackbody radiation, cosmic microwave background, masers, spectral lines, synchrotron emission
Record Creator: Metadata instance created December 1, 2003 by Patricia Monahan
Record Updated: Jul 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>.
APA Format
What is Radio Astronomy?. (n.d.). Retrieved October 30, 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 30 October 2014).
MLA Format
What is Radio Astronomy?. Charlottesville: National Radio Astronomy Observatory. 30 Oct. 2014 <http://www.nrao.edu/whatisra/index.shtml>.
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