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A. Fraknoi; Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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This document contains a selected list of resources for those wishing to examine some of the claims at the fringes of science. It is organized into categories that include astrology,…
  
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Publisher: California Institute of Technology
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The purpose of this website is to make a collection of web acessable original documents, reviews, and online links to articles on topics such as cosmology, particle physics, and…
  
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J. Cohn
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This site provides a current look at what theorethical cosmologists know about our universe and it also examines the fundamental properties of the universe which have not yet been…
  
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Publisher: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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The Universe Forum archival site provides teaching and learning information for the structure and evolution of the universe. Sponsored by NASA until September 2009, the Forum used…
  
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Publisher: P. Mitchell
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This activity introduces students to the concepts of the redshift of a receding star. Students will learn about the properties of light, the Doppler effect, and also about Hubble's…
  
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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The WMAP mission presents an excellent introduction to observational cosmology. Site provides a summary of the big bang theory including tests of big bang cosmology. The site also…
  
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D. Dutkevitch
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In this activity students find a number of Cepheid variables in the galaxy M100. They then use their periods, average apparent magnitudes, and the Period-Luminosity relationships to…
  
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Publisher: Passport to Knowledge
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This site offers a wide range of material on topics such as the solar system, black holes, aurora, and the edge of space and time. These materials include lesson plans, videos,…
  
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M. White
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Martin White's Cosmology pages including pages on the Cosmic Microwave Background, dark matter, dark energy, and Big Bang nucleosynthesis. Includes online publications and…
  
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NASA Extragalactic Database
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The NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) provides basic data and cross-identifications of extragalactic objects along with accurate positions and measured redshifts.
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