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K. Lee; Publisher: Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska
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This simulation introduces the search for planets outside of our solar system using the Doppler and transit methods. It includes simulations of the observed radial velocities of…
  
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Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
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This NOVA article presents an interview with NASA planetary scientist Christopher McKay concerning the possibility that life has existed on Mars. The interview covers all the…
  
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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Find out about an "extra-solar" planet that orbits an exotic double star system composed of a pulser and a white dwarf. See an image of the white dwarf made by the Hubble Space…
  
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Publisher: Rochester Institute of Technology
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This site, by Andrew Davidhazy at the Rochester Institute of Technology, describes polarization and how it can be used to investigate transparent materials. Color photographs show…
  
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Publisher: Sol Company
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This site from SolStation contains a chronology of life on Earth beginning with the origin of our Solar System about 4.6 billion years ago. You'll find descriptions of the important…
  
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Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
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Visit this NOVA web site for information about many interesting inquiries into the origins of life, of Earth, and of the universe. Topics include the big bang, the importance of…
  
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Visit this web site to learn about Hubble's fascinating discoveries through pictures, videos, and stories describing the universe's past, present, and future. This website provides…
  
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Publisher: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
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This APOD page features the first confirmed image of an extrasolar planet orbiting a sun-like star. Text and numerous links provide additional information; one link goes to the press…
  
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Publisher: NASA Ames Research Center
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This NASA site provides a description of the Kepler observatory, which searches for extrasolar planets. Text describes how these planets are detected, the mission objectives, and how…