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This online tutorial from the University of New Hampshire gives an overview of the interstellar medium. The tutorial describes what and where the interstellar medium is, how it is studied, and why it is important in astronomy. Numerous images of nebulae are included, and links to related sites provide more information.
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Keywords: dust, gas, particles
Record Creator: Metadata instance created March 2, 2004 by Kara Lehman
Record Updated: Mar 03, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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composition of ism

Author: William H. Waller
Posted: July 18, 2004 at 4:00PM
Source: The Astronomy Center collection

Please check your compositional percentages.
They should be more like 75% hydrogen and
25% helium by mass -- not 90% and 10% as I
read during a tour of astronomycenter.org.

Thanks,
Bill Waller
Tufts University

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Experimental Space Plasma Group. (2004). The Interstellar Medium. Retrieved July 29, 2014, from http://www-ssg.sr.unh.edu/ism/
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