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L. Marschall, G. Snyder, P. Cooper, M. Hayden, and R. Good
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This lab introduces students to nucleosynthesis through the realistically simulated X-ray spectra of a supernova remnants and the abundances of elements. The exercise lets students…
  
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Publisher: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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This Chandra X-ray Observatory website gives a brief history on the discovery of X-rays and how they are produced. There is also information on other forms of light. This website…
Dying Stars and the Birth of the Elements  [ Computer Program ]
  
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Contemporary Laboratory Experiences in Astronomy and Sonoma State University
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Project CLEA at Gettysburg College and the XMM-Newton Education group at Sonoma State University have created a new computer-based activity. Students analyze realistically simulated…
  
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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The Chandra X-Ray Observatory provides animations and videos of a range of X-ray sources it has imaged. These include objects in our Solar System, as well as Stars & Star Clusters,…
  
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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This website provides an overview of X-ray Astronomy and X-ray sources: from black holes to galaxy clusters. It covers the history of X-ray astronomy, what X-rays are, how they are…