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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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Black hole in a super massive black hole
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ViewSpace Videos: Black Holes

What are black holes? How can we detect them? These videos allow your visitors to journey to the centers of galaxies to explore what we know about these elusive objects. Are you interested in playing...
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9 Dec 2019
29 Feb 2020
Challenge 2020 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Winter)
The winter 2020 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges have ended. This season's target: M82 Galaxy. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's space telescopes, or capture and process your...
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Sombrero Galaxy in infrared light
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ViewSpace Videos: Structure and Makeup of the Universe

Immerse your viewers in the scale of the universe, how galaxies change over time, and what the center of our Milky Way looks like (and why we don’t have a full image of it!) in these videos. Are...
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31 May 2019
31 Jul 2019
Challenge 2019 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Summer)
The summer 2019 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges have ended. This season's target: Whirlpool Galaxy. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's space telescopes, or capture and process...
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ViewSpace Interactives: Black Holes

A black hole is a region of space packed with so much mass that its own gravity prevents anything from breaking away. Although we can’t see a black hole, telescopes can observe the material around...
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ViewSpace Interactives: Dark Matter

Scientists know more about what dark matter isn’t than what it is. We know dark matter exists because of its gravitational effects on objects we do see – objects that emit or reflect light....
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ViewSpace Interactives: Interacting Galaxies

When galaxies are drawn toward each other by gravity, stars and planets can pass by each other unharmed, but the gas and dust between stars collide. The gas is compressed and heated, setting off waves...
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Stephan’s Quintet of five galaxies
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ViewSpace Videos: Galaxies

Examine galaxies up close: These videos showcase stunning spiral, elliptical and irregular galaxies, show what various light reveals about certain targets, and link galaxies to larger structures like galaxy...
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Shedding New Light on the Whirlpool Galaxy
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Shedding New Light on the Whirlpool Galaxy

The Whirlpool Galaxy is a magnificent spiral galaxy that has been studied across the electromagnetic spectrum by NASA's Great Observatories. This remarkable video uses two-dimensional images and three-dimensional...
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Star-Forming Region in the Small Magellanic Cloud Star Cluster NGC 602
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ViewSpace Videos: Space

ViewSpace videos tell the stories of planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe, giving viewers opportunities to experience space observed by satellites and telescopes. Explore more than 250 videos in...
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Visions of the Universe Exhibit

Visions of the Universe: Four Centuries of Discovery portrays our changing views of the universe through time with images and text. The exhibit includes 12 panels that feature key astronomical discoveries...
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AstroPix

Welcome to a new "one-stop shopping" experience that makes finding the right astronomy image easier than ever! AstroPix offers publicly accessible image galleries of many of the leading astronomical...
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Tactile Images: Galaxies and Universe Images

Bring the wonders of the universe to everyone, regardless of their visual ability. A library of many Hubble Space Telescope images has been designed to be downloaded and printed on microcapsule paper,...
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