Title Bar - Cosmology

Web Sites

For more information about Scaling:

Powers of ten : a book about the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero / by Philip and Phylis Morrison and the Office of Charles and Ray Eames PUBLICATION: [Redding, Conn.] : Scientific American Library ; N.Y Distributed by W.H. Freeman, c1982.

"Based on the film Powers of ten by the Office of Charles and Ray Eames."

Web Sites containing additional resources with descriptions

    For excellent Planetary images:
  1. http://spacelink.nasa.gov/Instructional.Materials/Curriculum.Support/Space.Science/.index.html

  2. http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/imgcat/

  3. http://spacelink.nasa.gov/Instructional.Materials/NASA.Educational.Products/Solar.System.Lithograph.Set/

    An entire "Astonomy Magazine":

  4. www.kalmbach.com/astro/astronomy.html
  5. The Astronomical Society of the Pacific's Web Page:

  6. www.aspsky.org
  7. The Comet Halebopp's Home Page:

  8. www.halebopp.com

    A page where you can estimate Limiting Magnitude:

  9. www.seds.org/billa/lm/rjm.html

    An excellent page that discusses virtually every aspect of astronomy:

  10. www.skypub.com

    Excellent information about constellations and their stars:

  11. www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/constellations.html

    More information about Parallax:

  12. http://sim.jpl.nasa.gov/science/parallax.html

    A well-organized page of astrophysics links:

  13. www.atm.dal.ca/~andromed

    Some astrophysics links of interest:

  14. www.maths.monash.edu.au/~johnl/Astro/astrolinks.html

    Los Angeles' Astronomical Society's library of astrophysics information:

  15. www.laas.org/www.html

    Space Telescope Science Institute's Online Activities Page:

  16. http://oposite.stsci.edu/pubinfo/education/amazing-space/light/welcome.html

    Online Astronomy Labs including a more techincal SN Light Curve Lab:

  17. http://www.deepspace.ucsb.edu/labs/pclabs/index.htm

    Free Downloadable Astronomy Software from Astronomy Today:

  18. http://www.prenhall.com/cgi-bin/divisions/esm/chaisson/chaissonpick.pl

    PBS Online's Mysteries of Deep Space Classroom Activities:

  19. http://www.pbs.org/deepspace/classroom/index.html

    PBS Online's Mysteries of Deep Space Interactive Timeline from Big Bang to 10100 years in the future:

  20. http://www.pbs.org/deepspace/timeline/index.html

    Astronomy Today's Other Resources:

  21. http://www.prenhall.com/cgi-bin/divisions/esm/chaisson/chaissonpick.pl

    Cosmos in a computer, Lots of movies and simulations:

  22. http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Cyberia/Cosmos/CosmosCompHome.html

    Lecture Notes for Stellar Spectra:

  23. http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~imamura/208/jan18/jan18.html

    Lecture Notes for Kirchoff's Laws:

  24. http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~imamura/208/jan18/kirchhoff.html

    A list of interesting downloadable Astronomy Programs:

  25. http://www.fourmilab.ch/index.html

    Davison Soper's page on Luminosity:

  26. http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~soper/Light/luminosity.html

    A Biography and other resources on Edwin Hubble:

  27. http://www.astro.virginia.edu/~eww6n/bios/Hubble.html

    Another online lab for Hubble's Constant:

  28. http://www.ucolick.org/~dennis/hubble.html

    Online Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram:

  29. http://www.telescope.org/btl/lc4.html

    Downloadable programs forexcellent Astronomy Labs

  30. http://www.gettysburg.edu/project/physics/clea/CLEAsoft.overview.html

Youth Books about the Big Bang

Asimov, Isaac. The Birth of the Universe. Milwakee, Wisc.:Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1995.
Couper, Heather. The Big Bang. NY, NY: DK Publishing, 1997.
Darling, David J. The Universe Past, Present and Future. Minneapolis, MN:Dillon Press, 1985.
Hawkes, Nigel. Mysteries of the Universe. Brookefield, Conn:Copper BeechBooks, 1995.
Ruiz, Andres Llamas. The Origin of the Universe. NY, NY:Sterling Publishing Co., 1996.

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