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1 May 2022
31 Jul 2022
Challenge 2022 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Summer)
The summer 2022 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges wll take place May 1, 2022 through July 31, 2022. The season's target has not yet been anounced. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's...
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Paper Circuits: Light Up Exploded Stars

Paper circuits help learners of all ages explore the basics of electricity (energy that results from the existence of charged particles like electrons or protons) and conductivity (the degree to which...
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1 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Challenge 2021 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Summer)
The summer 2021 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges have ended. This season's target: Messier 87 Galaxy. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's space telescopes, or capture and process...
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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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Reach Across the Stars: A Universe of Explorers

The history of women's contributions to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is long and varied. This app highlights only a few of the women who have had an impact on STEM...
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DIY Planet Search

New planets are being discovered on a regular basis, but that’s not the end of the story. After new planets have been discovered the scientific community needs to follow up with further investigations....
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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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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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12 Oct 2018
7 Nov 2018
Challenge 2018 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Winter)
The winter 2018 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges have ended. This season's target: Lagoon Nebula. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's space telescopes, or capture and process...
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Activities | Resource Guide

How to Talk to a Spacecraft

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory uses binary code to gather information about Earth's surface. That code, in the form of two numbers (1s and 0s), is then read and converted by computers into images....
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3D Object | Activities | Software

Tinkercad: Universe in 3D

When scientists combine data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory with other telescopes, such as the Hubble or Spitzer space telescopes, or with scientific and mathematical models, we can create data-driven...
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3D Object | Activities

3D Printing the X-ray Universe

Despite our limited abilities to travel to distant objects in outer space, astronomers, computer scientists, and others are developing techniques that nudge astronomy visualization forward from two-dimensional...
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Activities | App | Website

Recoloring the Universe: Color, Astronomy and Coding

Using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other satellites of exploded stars, star-forming regions, and black holes, you'll learn basic coding. By following the video tutorials below,...
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