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21 Oct 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: Your M87 Galaxy Images
Join us to view the standout entries from NASA's Astrophoto Challenges 2021. Explore More  
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Webb Telescope in clean room (folded)
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Teachable Moments: Learn About the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope

Learn about the science and engineering behind the largest and most powerful space telescope ever built while exploring ways to engage learners in the mission. TEACHABLE MOMENTS: JAMES WEBB SPACE...
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Sonification

A Universe of Sound

Every sound begins with a vibration. When those vibrations travel through the air, they can enter the human eardrum where they are eventually turned into electrical signals that our brain interprets as...
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The Expanded Universe: Playing with Time Activity Guide

In this activity, participants use balloons to model the expansion of the universe and observe how expansion affects wavelengths of light and distance between galaxies. Participants will learn: The...
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Science Olympiad - Guide for Using JS9

We invite you to explore these tools to help you learn more about the Universe that all of us inhabit. The flexibility and user friendliness of JS9 allows you to easily access many astronomical databases...
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EXOTIC (Exoplanet Transit Interpretation Code) Software

Use Exoplanet Watch's official data reduction tool EXOTIC (Exoplanet Transit Interpretation Code) to analyze a sample dataset of the transiting exoplanet, HAT-P-32b, to produce your own transit light...
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Several youth interacting with Exploring Light exhibit
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Light & Color: Exploring Visible Light Activity Guide

This activity introduces learners to the visible-light spectrum and color mixing. Your event’s attendees may explore visible light by observing it with diffraction grating glasses to see how it can...
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TRAPPIST-1 System - Artist Concept
Videos

ViewSpace Videos: Kepler Space Telescope

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope found that the night sky is filled with more planets than stars! Explore attention-capturing videos about its discoveries. Are you interested in playing ViewSpace in...
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Primary mirror of the Webb Space Telescope
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ViewSpace Videos: Webb Space Telescope

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope provides a powerful view of the universe: Its instruments are sensitive to infrared light in high resolution. These longer wavelengths of light allow us to capture...
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Jets and disk from a black hole in Gamma Rays
Videos

ViewSpace Videos: Gamma Rays

Gamma rays are produced by the hottest and most energetic objects in the universe, including neutron stars and pulsars, supernova explosions, and regions around black holes. See how this type of light...
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The entire sky in Gamma Rays from the Fermi Gamma Ray Telescope
Videos

ViewSpace Videos: Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope

Explore how NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope opens a wide window on the universe by capturing gamma rays across the sky. These videos address how the observatory helps us answer persistent...
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Wavelengths showing different levels of energy for the electromagnetic spectrum
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ViewSpace Videos: Electromagnetic Spectrum

Electromagnetic radiation – light – carries information to us from distant objects in space. Explore what light, in all of its frequencies, tells us about stars, galaxies, and the night sky...
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Light being stretched as the universe expands
Videos

ViewSpace Videos: Light

As light travels for tens to hundreds of thousands of light-years to Earth, it carries information to us from galaxies, stars, black holes, and so much more. Explore what researchers can learn by analyzing...
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Blue Ring Nebula ejecting gas into space that radiates in far-ultraviolet light.
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ViewSpace Videos: Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX)

NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) sent back ultraviolet light images of the universe. The telescope helped astronomers learn how the early universe evolved, and better characterize black holes...
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The Crab Nebula in multiwavelengths of light
Videos

ViewSpace Videos: Multi-Wavelength Light

Teach your visitors how combining light from across the electromagnetic spectrum helps us learn an incredible amount about the universe in this video series. Are you interested in playing ViewSpace in...
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