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Title: Spectra from Space
Url: http://www.exploratorium.edu/spectra_from_space/
Creator: Felter, Neil
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization).
Description: This site from the Exploratorium provides information on telescopes and observatories such as the Hubble Space Telescope that are being used to study spectra from space. Gamma-ray, x-ray, ultraviolet, and infrared spectra are all examined. The purpose and discoveries made by each observatory are included along with related hands-on activities like a liquid crystal IR detector activity.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Astronomical instruments -- Modern -- Telescopes. Objectives. Mirrors -- Large astronomical telescopes
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Universe. Space. Space sciences -- Orbiting astronomical observatories -- Hubble Space Telescope
Science -- Physics -- Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity -- Instruments and apparatus -- Other instruments, A-Z -- Gamma ray detectors
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Spectroscopy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Spectra
Astronomy -- Spectroscopy
Astronomy -- Telescopes
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1997
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Overviews
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
gamma-ray
Infrared
Instrumentation
Observatory
Optics
Physics
science
space exploration
specta
spectrum
telescope
Ultraviolet
X-ray
Date Of Record Release: 2008-05-13 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-05-12 11:37:05 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 3
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