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D. Stern
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This article provides an outline of the motion of charged particles in the Earth's magnetic fields, and the Van Allen and outer radiation belts. It summarizes their discovery, their…
  
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N. Strobel
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Astronomy notes is an educational resource for introductory astronomy classes for undergraduates. This section describes general properties of light, frequency, the spectrum, and…
  
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B. Blair
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This site makes the concepts of light and astronomical spectroscopy understandable at a high school level. It also discusses spectroscopy, the electromagnetic spectrum, atmospheric…
  
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M. Goldman; Publisher: Physics 2000
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This website presents the physics of electromagnetic waves by describing the properties of waves, electric forces, force fields, and vibrating charges. Interactive animations and a…
  
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D. Fischer and G. Musser; Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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This website outlines the properties of light, using visual demonstrations, analogies, and a classroom activity called "Making a Rainbow". Topics such as wavelength, frequency, and…
  
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Publisher: Space Telescope Science Institute, Office of Public Outreach
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This web site explores the use of different wavelength filters to generate Hubbble Space Telescope color images. The use of natural color, representative color, and enhanced color is…
  
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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…
  
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Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics; Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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This web site contains materials about all parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. It describes each space telescope that NASA has launched as well as its observing range in the…
  
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R. O'Connell
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These supplemental class notes cover the basic properties of matter, the nature of forces, the electromagnetic spectrum, and how astronomers exploit the properties of the EM spectrum…
  
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D. Stern
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First of several linked files, telling the early history of the compass (discovered in China) and how Robert Norman in 1581 showed the magnetic force was not horizontal but slanted…
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