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G. Williger
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This github repository provides materials for a turn-key, general-education level, interdisciplinary eclipse course. It is designed to help prepare for the Apr 8, 2024 total…
  
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D. Stern
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Visit this site to learn about rockets and spaceflight. If you're willing to do some reading, you can find out about the history of rocketry and the space race, uses of unmanned…
  
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This interesting site describes the early evidence for a round Earth and also Eratosthenes remarkable measurement of Earth's circumference. You'll see that Columbus was not the first…
  
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Try this site to learn about daily life in apparent weightlessness on a space station. It provides answers to all sorts of questions--about space food, space clothing, eathing and…
  
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Publisher: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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This Chandra press release discusses the Chandra X-ray image of quasar 3C 273. A powerful jet of energy is seen coming from the quasar, very fast at first and slowing down rapidly,…
  
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Here are three online activities, with background information: Field Guide to the Universe, Living in Space: Design a Space Station, and Expedition to the Magnetic North Pole.
  
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Visit this NASA site for an introduction to x-rays and their uses in medicine and astronomy. You'll find descriptions of the first x-ray observations, how they are used to visualize…
  
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Visit this site, from the Chandra X-ray Observatory, for information on how X-rays were discovered, how they are produced, and how they interact with matter.
  
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Z. Beynon and California Academy of Sciences
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This introductory website provides a step-by-step explanation of how a pendulum works and how the rotation of Earth causes the effects observed in a Foucault pendulum. A history of…
  
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N. Hetherington and P. McCray; Publisher: American Institute of Physics
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This web exhibit explores the history of cosmology, from the work of the early Greeks to modern questions of dark matter and dark energy. Both the theories and ideas about the origin…
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