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View Resource JINA: The Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics

The Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics (JINA) was created to "foster interdisciplinary collaborations, workshops, research program, and educational initiatives at its participating institutions as well as within the field of nuclear astrophysics at large." Researchers can download the latest JINA-related articles. Students and educators can find out about outreach programs, lectures, and...
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 UCLA: Astroparticle Physics

The astroparticle physics division of UCLA presents a host of information on its six main research projects at this website. Visitors can discover the science objectives and status of the Solar Tower Atmospheric Cherenkov Effect Experiment (STACEE). At the VERITAS link, users can learn about gamma-rays, supernova remnants, and active galactic nuclei. Educators and student can find out about...
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...
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