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View Resource The Electronic Sky

Created by Mark Fisher of Glyph Web, this website is a reference guide to a wide range of astronomical objects. The site includes articles and images covering a wide range of cosmic phenomena. Some topics include: asteroids, clusters, comets, concepts, constellations, galaxies, moons, nebulae, planets, stars and surface features. Hyperlinks are used in articles for references.

View Resource A Beginner's Guide to the CMB

This website, authored by Douglas Haig of the University College-London, contains information for students unfamiliar with the cosmic microwave background. It first discusses the Big Bang, then it explains inflation, nucleosynthesis, the expansion of the universe, anisotropies, the fate of the universe, the CMB horizon, and current projects such as COBE. This is a nice overview of many different...

View Resource Amazing Space

The Space Telescope Science Institute's Amazing Space site is the product of teachers teamed up with scientists, engineers and staff from the institute. This site has interactive lessons in astronomy and math designed for the web. Some of these topics include: the international year of astronomy, Hubble's servicing mission, online exploration, the Star Witness news, images of the cosmos,...

View Resource Cosmic Collision

This Hubble site website provides two movies about galaxy collisions. The first movie called "Cosmic Collision" details the collision of the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxy. The second movie, "Striking Encounters", discusses the dynamics of galaxy collisions. The site also features two podcasts, these are titled "Skywatch Podcast," and "Hubble's Universe Unfiltered Vodcast." This is a nice...

View Resource Misconceptions in Astronomy

This list is a work in progress. We are using it to build a library of (mis)information and categorize the location of the proper science. Click on the linked misconceptions to see the scientific explanations of these common mistakes courtesy of a number of informative online scientific resources. The effort to find and link more and more good science to this list is ongoing, and eventually all...

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