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Title: Infrared Universe Poster PDF
Url: https://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/system/media_files/binaries/84/ori...
Publisher: California Institute of Technology
Description: This educational poster contains images and information about what the universe looks like in the infrared. The back contains nine 8.5 in. x 11 in. panels that explain what infrared light is and why infrared astronomy is important. It also discusses light and the different colors and wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum. It explains atmospheric transmission and how infrared observations help in the search for planets. The back panels also contain details on the Herschel experiment. In a very simple way it teaches the students how Herschel discovered infrared light.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Universe. Space. Space sciences
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Spectroscopy -- Infrared spectrum
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Physics -- Electromagnetism
Physics -- Optics and light
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Format: Document -- PDF
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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