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What is a Black Hole?

'A black hole is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can not get out. The gravity is so strong... see more
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Author: NASA
Date Added: Jul 08, 2009 Date Modified: Sep 05, 2014
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What is a Planet?

A planet is a large, round heavenly body that orbits a star and shines with light reflected from the star. Eight planets... see more
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Author: NASA
Date Added: Jul 08, 2009 Date Modified: Sep 05, 2014
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Comet Facts for Students

'Comets are extremely old, icy and oddly shaped objects in our solar system. They are exciting for a few reasons:-- Since... see more
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Author: Unknown
Date Added: Jun 24, 2005 Date Modified: Sep 05, 2014
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Refuting Fox TV. The Apollo Missions Were Not A Hoax

Do your students ever argue that NASA and the American Government faked the moon landings in order to "beat" the Russians? ... see more
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Author: Phil Plait
Date Added: Jun 24, 2005 Date Modified: Aug 11, 2008
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Solar System reference; Text & Multimedia

Excellent website for information, video and telescopic images.
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Author: Calvin J. Hamilton
Date Added: Jun 27, 2005 Date Modified: Jun 27, 2005
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About Auroras

'The dancing lights of the aurora provide spectacular views on the ground, but also capture the imagination of scientists who... see more
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Author: NASA
Date Added: Jul 08, 2009 Date Modified: Sep 05, 2014
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An Astronomer Looks at Astrology

Resources for Skeptical Inquiry into Astrology In light of the recent media interest into problems with astrology and the... see more
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Author: Andrew Fraknoi
Date Added: Jan 30, 2011 Date Modified: May 13, 2014
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Astro App for iOS

'Explore the night sky, the mars or our old moon with the help of Google Sky. Tap on the map to pan around quickly and zoom... see more
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Author: Piet Jonas
Date Added: Jul 13, 2012 Date Modified: Jul 13, 2012
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

This site is great for any age astronomer. The user could write a journal entry for ELA or Science and learn a ton about... see more
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Author: Julie Patterson
Date Added: Oct 18, 2004 Date Modified: Oct 18, 2004
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Astronomy: The Charles Messier Catalog

The Standard Messier Catalog provides an excellent guide for amateur astronomers to help them identify and learn more about... see more
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Author: Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS)
Date Added: Jun 15, 2014 Date Modified: Jun 16, 2014
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