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View Resource Dark Matter

This site, created by author Chris Miller, is an article that discusses, in depth, what dark matter is. The material is taken from current literature that looks at how scientists have determined the mass discrepancy, what they think dark matter is and how they are looking for it, and how dark matter fits into current theories about the origin and fate of the universe. The author provides an...

View Resource Black Holes FAQ

This website contains a list of Frequently Asked Questions about Black Holes. The goal is to answer the common, and not so common, doubts about Black Holes, such as their origin, properties, and fate. It also deals with gravitational effects of Black Holes, and the concepts of White Holes and Wormholes. It provides rationale for existence of Black Holes despite lack of direct observation.

View Resource NASA’s Imagine the Universe: Black Holes

This NASA site provides an introduction to black holes, including how black holes form and how they can be detected. Numerous links provide additional information. The site also contains a fun multiple-choice quiz, cool facts, activities, and frequently asked questions.

View Resource Sagittarius A

This website, from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), is an image gallery of the enormous mass at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. Each image is accompanied by a several-paragraph explanation. Links to different resolution images are also available.

View Resource Black Holes and Beyond

This website, from the University of Illinois, contains information about black holes. A brief history of black holes, a description of how black holes are formed, and the anatomy of a black hole are presented. Explores supercomputing and computer programming for massive number crunching of relativity data. Images, movies, and sound files accompany the text and links to more information are...

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