The Astronomy Center has provided educational resources to introductory astronomy educators since 2003. Over the past 20 years, the rapid pace of discovery has rendered some of our linked resources obsolete. Thus, the Astronomy Center will be decommissioned on March 1, 2022. Our highest quality resources will be retained on ComPADRE.org.

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Astrobites 
  
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Astrobites is a daily astrophysical literature journal written by graduate students in astronomy. The goal of this site is to present one interesting paper per day in a brief format…
  
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P. Plait
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This page is a blog post that explains what the odds are of being killed by a meteorite impact. Because of the wide-spread damage that would occur from a meteorite of significant…
  
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Publisher: American Astronomical Society
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The American Astronomical Society (AAS), established 1899, is a major professional organization in North America for astronomers and other scientists and individuals interested in…
  
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S. Deustua
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The Harlow Shapley Visiting Lectureship Program of the American Astronomical Society, a program of two day visits by professional astronomers to college campuses, can bring the…
  
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G. Brissenden
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The NASA Center for Astronomy Education (CAE) provides professional development for faculty, postdocs, and graduate students who teach introductory astronomy to non-science majors.…
  
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Publisher: Cornell Astronomy
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Curious About Astronomy? contains a list of common questions that students have about astronomy with an answer from a professional astronomer. Students who do not find an answer to…
  
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Michigan Technological University Geological & Mining Engineering & Sciences
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Visit this site to learn about the science of the aurora borealis. The image section features many spectacular photographs.