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Title: Clusters JavaLab
Url: http://burro.astr.cwru.edu/JavaLab/clusters/ClustersMain.html
Creator: Mihos, Christopher
Publisher: Case Western Reserve University
Description: This website contains basic information about Galaxy Clusters and their properties. Includes a brief explanation on how to apply the Virial Theorem to calculate a Cluster's Mass, and how the Theory of Dark Matter derives from a discrepancy between the Dynamical Mass of the Cluster and its Calculated Mass. There also is an applet that allows the user to become more familiar with properties like Velocity Dispersion, Functional Luminosity, etc.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Clusters and nebulae -- Clusters
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Galaxies
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Physical optics -- Dispersion
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Galaxies
Astronomy -- Star clusters
Astronomy -- Solar system
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
java
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-08-26 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-01-05 10:48:06 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 8
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