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NASA Learning Objects: How Far? How Powerful? Gamma Rays Lesson

NASA Learning Objects: How Far? How Powerful? Gamma Rays Lesson

This collection of activities will allow you to journey with your students to these distant explosions, by following exactly the same procedures used by today's astronomers. Your students will review some basic physics concepts about light, learn about redshifted spectra and Hubble's Law, and use them to find out how far away, and how powerful, gamma ray bursts truly are. Your students will "be the astronomer!"...

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