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View Resource The University of Waterloo: Astrophysics and Gravitation

The University of Waterloo's astrophysics and gravitation group studies the origin and fate of the Universe, the nature of dark matter, black hole dynamics and thermodynamics, the unification of general relativity and quantum mechanics and other fundamental physics problems. The web site provides a link to the faculty, where users can discover more about their specific research interests. By...
View Resource Famous Astronomers and Astrophysicists

D. Mark Manley, a professor in the Physics Department at Kent State University, provides short introductions for almost one hundred famous astronomers and astrophysicists from the Classical Period to the present. By searching either chronologically or alphabetically, users can find out about a given astronomers major successes as well as birth years and places. A link is provided for each...
View Resource Armagh Observatory

This website presents the news, events, and research of one of the UK and Ireland's leading astronomical research institutes, Armagh Observatory. Users can learn about the Observatory's many research projects in topics including stellar astrophysics, solar physics, and climate and meteorology. The site presents the long history of the observatory and its instruments. Educators can discover the...
View Resource University of Oxford: Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics

The University of Oxford's Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics group "focuses on the study of physical processes in the atmospheres and oceans of the Earth and other planets, using experimental and theoretical techniques." Users can discover the group's innumerable projects and research tools in the areas involving the development of instruments and carrying out experiments mostly on...
View Resource Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics

The Australian National University's Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA) is "Australia's premier university centre for astronomical research." At the website, visitors can discover how the School is advancing the observational and theoretical frontiers of astronomy. The exciting accomplishments the website addresses include the discovery of the oldest star in our galaxy, the...
View Resource Mississippi State University's Department of Physics and Astronomy

Mississippi State University promotes its Department of Physics and Astronomy's research in astrophysics, atomic and molecular physics, computational physics, physics education, nuclear physics, and theoretical optics at this website. Within each research interest link, users can find summaries of the projects and information on the faculty members. Educators and industry workers can learn about...
View Resource The University College London Centre for Cosmic Chemistry and Physics

The University College London Centre for Cosmic Chemistry and Physics developed this website to present its research in the "fundamental chemical processes which [they believe] occur throughout the universe." Visitors can find an overview of the design and progress of the Centre's projects dealing with the formation of hydrogen molecules on interstellar dust grains and more complex molecules. The...
View Resource European Southern Observatory

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) is an intergovernmental organization comprised of 14 member countries. Its headquarters are in Germany, but they have three observatories in Chile as well. Their website is loaded with information and visitors shouldn't miss going on the "Virtual Tours", on the far right side of the homepage. The tours are of the three observatories in Chile, and offer...
View Resource Astro2010: The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey

Every ten years, the National Research Council (NRC) of The National Academy of Sciences produces a series of surveys related to their areas of scientific inquiry. The public release of the Astro2010 survey of astronomy and astrophysics took place on August 13, 2010, and visitors to this site can read the report and also watch the webcast from the release event. The goal of this publication is to...
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