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Noon Shadow Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian and T. Timberlake
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The Noon Shadow model shows the geometry of the shadow cast by a gnomon at noon.  Users can change the orientation of the gnomon as well as its latitude.  The height of the gnomon…
  
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Editor: A. Fraknoi; Publisher: Scientific American
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This resource is an annotated listing of articles relating to astronomy in Scientific American magazine for the past ten years, compiled as a service to the astronomy community by…
  
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A. Fraknoi; Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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This web site contains a selected list of resources for those wishing to examine some of the claims at the fringes of science. It is organized into nine categories that include…
  
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A. Fraknoi; Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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This web page provides a beginners' resource guide on the life and works of Galileo. It includes lists of books and articles on Galileo, categorized separately for adults and…
  
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Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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This website gives a historical account of women who contributed to astronomy from the late seventeen hundreds to the present.
Kepler System Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The Kepler System model simulates Kepler's final theory of planetary motion. In this theory the planets orbit in ellipses with Sun at one focus (Kepler's First law). These elliptical…
Eratosthenes Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The Eratosthenes model displays the shadows cast by two gnomons (sticks) at different locations on Earth. For one gnomon, Sun is directly overhead (as would be the case if the gnomon…
  
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Publisher: Space Telescope Science Institute, Formal Education Group
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This HubbleSite press release features the famous Hubble Deep Field image. It describes how the picture was taken and explains its significance.
  
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R. Nemiroff
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This site discusses important debates that have occurred in the history of astronomy. It begins with a debate on the scale of the universe and continues with the scale of the…
Newton’s Mountain Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The EJS Newton’s Mountain model illustrates the motion of a projectile launched from the top of a VERY tall mountain on Earth. The diagram shown in the simulation is taken from…
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