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This article by Dan Greening offers a brief overview of the Crab Nebula with both historical and scientific points of view. See a photo of the Chaco Canyon 1054 supernova pictograph…
  
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Publisher: Sol Company
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This article from Sol Station discusses the Crab Nebula and pulsar in detail, including historical and scientific aspects of the objects. Using the Crab Nebula and pulsar as…
  
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Publisher: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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This activity from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory tests knowledge of stellar evolution through a task to correctly order an image set of stars in all stages of evolution. The image…
  
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Publisher: Australia Telescope National Facility
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This article from the Australian Telescope National Facility describes the death of massive stars. It discusses the formation and characteristics of supernovae, hypernovae, neutron…
  
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Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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This Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) webpage presents an image of the Boomerang Nebula captured by the Hubble Telescope in polarized light. The webpage provides a description of…
  
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At this site you can see a simulation of what it's like to fall into a black hole. It happens pretty fast, but the best part is that you can step through your demise and learn a lot…
  
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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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Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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At this website you can see animations or slide shows involving black holes. For instance, you can see how the tidal forces of a nearby black hole can tear a star apart, and then you…
  
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Publisher: UCLA
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This page, from the Andrea Ghez group at UCLA, provides a description of the group’s work in characterizing the center of the galaxy and the supermassive black hole believed to…
  
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Publisher: American Physical Society
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This Physics Central website describes the largest supernova ever observed, by far, and also an ominously similar star much closer to us. The site provides images of both of these…
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