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
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific's Web Page:www.aspsky.org
The Comet Halebopp's Home Page:www.halebopp.com
A page where you can estimate Limiting Magnitude:
A well-organized page of astrophysics links:
Some astrophysics links of interest:www.maths.monash.edu.au/~johnl/Astro/astrolinks.html
Los Angeles' Astronomical Society's library of astrophysics information:www.laas.org/www.html
Space Telescope Science Institute's Online Activities Page:http://oposite.stsci.edu/pubinfo/education/amazing-space/light/welcome.html
Online Astronomy Labs including a more techincal SN Light Curve Lab:http://www.deepspace.ucsb.edu/labs/pclabs/index.htm
Free Downloadable Astronomy Software from Astronomy Today:http://www.prenhall.com/cgi-bin/divisions/esm/chaisson/chaissonpick.pl
PBS Online's Mysteries of Deep Space Classroom Activities: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:http://www.pbs.org/deepspace/timeline/index.html
Astronomy Today's Other Resources:http://www.prenhall.com/cgi-bin/divisions/esm/chaisson/chaissonpick.pl
Cosmos in a computer, Lots of movies and simulations:http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Cyberia/Cosmos/CosmosCompHome.html
Lecture Notes for Stellar Spectra:http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~imamura/208/jan18/jan18.html
Lecture Notes for Kirchoff's Laws:http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~imamura/208/jan18/kirchhoff.html
A list of interesting downloadable Astronomy Programs:http://www.fourmilab.ch/index.html
Davison Soper's page on Luminosity:http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~soper/Light/luminosity.html
A Biography and other resources on Edwin Hubble:http://www.astro.virginia.edu/~eww6n/bios/Hubble.html
Another online lab for Hubble's Constant:http://www.ucolick.org/~dennis/hubble.html
Online Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram:
Downloadable programs forexcellent Astronomy Labs
Youth Books about the Big BangAsimov, 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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