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Publisher: Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics
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This activity asks students to analyze both the x-ray light curve from a pulsar in the crab nebula and the Fourier Transform of the light curve. From this students must find the…
  
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G. Goebel
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This site discusses neutron stars and black holes: their discovery, characteristics, and evolution, and how they can be detected.
  
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Editor: K. Lehman
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Robert Nemiroff's collection of animations take users on voyages to the surface of neutron stars and black holes. Text and simulations explore the curvature of space in extreme gravity.
  
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Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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This NASA site provides information about white dwarfs, produced when stars like our Sun exhaust their nuclear fuel and blow off much of their mass. The site contains an explanation…
  
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L. Marschall, G. Snyder, P. Cooper, M. Hayden, and R. Good
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The software for this exercise presents students with a radio telescope they can point at a source in the sky, viewing the output of the radio receiver on a graphic display that…
  
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G. Goebel
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This site discusses white dwarfs: their history, their structure and evolution, how they can be detected, and how they help to determine the age of the universe.