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Publisher: Space Telescope Science Institute, Formal Education Group
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This HubbleSite press release features the famous Hubble Deep Field image. It describes how the picture was taken and explains its significance.
  
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Publisher: Exploratorium
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This Exploratorium site offers an online "tour" of the sites and structures within Chaco Canyon, an ancient Pueblo solar observatory. The different pages on the tour detail several…
The World 
  
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B. Penprase
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This website presents the history and ethnology of astronomy. You can go to the interactive atlas and click on a part of the world map to learn how astronomy developed in that…
  
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Publisher: American Institute of Physics
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This online exhibit from the American Institute of Physics contains the history of the discovery of the first optical pulsar in the Crab Nebula. It includes both a transcription of…
  
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N. Strobel
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This site provides an illustrated history history of modern astronomy, including the ancient Greeks, Ptomely, Copernicus, Galileo, Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, and others. You'll…
  
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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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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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Publisher: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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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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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…
Cosmic Quest 
  
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Publisher: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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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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