Updated: 26 oct 2004
Mars Rover project
- Stay completely up to date with this NASA site! Great sections
for kids, educators and the technology behind the exploration.
Don't miss the awesome QuickTime videos of takeoff and entry!
Nordly Northern Lights
- The who what where when of the Northern Lights written by the
people who know, faculty at the University of Oslo, Norway, and
the AndÃ¸ya Rocket Range.
at the end of the Solar System
- Voyager's 26 years of travel will soon reach the end of our
solar system. This website from NASA details what may happen when
the milestone is reached. The site includes Quicktime movie simulations.
& the Manhattan Project
- From the U of Chicago this website detailing the Manhattan project
including collections from the university archives.
sky this month
- In addition to checking out the most active solar
flares recorded in recent history, here is a night by night
guide to the activities in the skies from the Morrison Planetarium.
This site includes moon phases, star visibility times, sunrises
and sets - its a calendar!
The Galileo Project
- After 14 exciting years for NASA, Galileo came to an end Sept.
14, 2003 as it disintegrated into Jupiter's atmosphere. Read all
about it here!
- Interactive Mars website that depicts life on Mars- in possible
10 years! Winner of the SciTech Webby 2003 award!
Institute of Physics
- The IOP is a professional society which "promotes the advancement
and dissemination of a knowledge of and education in the science
of physics, pure and applied." A valuable site for professionals.
- Ask a physics question and find or get an answer on this page.
Professionals in the field provide tons of info and an easily
- AstroWeb is a great physics/astronomy site. Categorized by subject,
this site is easy to use and contains a wealth of information.
- General concepts of the theory of relativity explained by The
University of California Los Angeles Division of Astronomy and
Astrophysics professor Edward Wright. Hey, even I got it this
- Devoted to women, the March issue of Physics World 2002 (no,
its not outdated) focuses on the lack of women in the field. The
editorial is entitled: Physics needs women. The best links are
in the related stories section.
Students for the Exploration
and Development of Space
- Planet tours, space images archive, Mars exploration page...its
all here for every age group. Don't let the "students for science"
title keep you from checking out this great site from the University
- Follow the mission of Genesis, launched August 8. The mission
is to collect pieces of the sun, called solar wind. Read all about
it, impress your friends with your desire to learn and know about
the universe! The mission will last two years.
Just NASA Sites - from the people who really
know this stuff!
NASA Space Link
- The "Aeronautics and Space Resource since 1988" this is the
NASA clearinghouse for educational materials. Its easy to use
and all located in once place.
- Finally, a one-stop site for all facts planetary.
- Another cool site from NASA, earth observatory, features current
news stories, images of almost every possible weather phenomena
and other data that is unlike any other site.
- Thirty four movies cover the history of NASA space exporation.
A short ditty accompanies each flick.
Astrobiology at NASA: exploring
the living universe
- Wowza, there is so much to this site! Packed full of images,
latest news updates, and live expeditions, it is almost too much
to absorb. Living up to NASA standards this site is a gold mine.
- Stay on top of the activities of the SpaceStation with this
- Almost 200 images from various Solar System programs from NASA.
This site is arranged with "clickable" graphic planets. Choose
your planet, spacecraft, click, and thumbnails with options to
enlarge images appear.
GRIN : great images in NASA
- A new image collection from NASA that includes over 1000 historical
events. This is one HUGE database that is searchable by keyword,
subject and NASA center by location.
hubble toil and trouble
- Just when you thought there could be no more Hubble here is
the site you have been awaiting! The site provides a general and
simple explanation of the famous telescope. Also check out additional
astronomy sites from the company that designed the Hubble, STSCI
the Space Telescope Science Institute. (the site takes a bit
to connect, please wait.)
More interesting sites you might want to try.
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