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High Resolution Fly's Eye: Physics at the University of Utah
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This website provides a tutorial on the evolution of stars. It begins with proto-stars, then provides information about main-sequence stars, hydrostatic equilibrium, helium burning,…
  
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N. Gehrels; Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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Learn about a 35-year-old mystery--the origin of gamma ray bursts--and how the solution involves some of the most exotic objects in the universe. You'll see how neutron stars and…
  
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Publisher: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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This Chandra X-Ray Observatory page links to several activities and articles on stellar evolution. It includes an interactive Flash activity featuring simulations of different-mass…
  
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Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service
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This PBS article describes gamma-ray bursts and how they were discovered. It also explains what would happen to the Earth should a gamma-ray burst strike it.
  
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Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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This NASA site describes how stars live and die. It explains stellar life on the "main sequence" and includes links to four different ways a star can die. Images illustrate stellar…
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J. Kaler
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See this site, from the University of Illinois, for a broad overview of the spectra of stars and other astronomical objects. You can find out about many related subjects, including…
  
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Publisher: Discover
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This article from Discover magazine overviews twenty ways the planet could experience mass extinction or worse. Examples include asteroid impact, alien invasion, and gamma-ray bursts.
  
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Publisher: Gemini Observatory
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This press release from the Gemini Observatory covers the discovery of a supernova using laser adaptive optics. Laser guide adaptive optics help eliminate atmospheric noise from…
  
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M. Corcoran
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Each week this NASA/Goddard/Smithsonian site provides a new high energy astrophysics image, (captured in the extreme ultraviolet, x-rays, or gamma rays). You can get information…
  
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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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