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Published in 2016
Carbon dioxide plays a significant role in trapping heat in Earth's atmosphere. The gas is released from human activities like burning fossil fuels, and the concentration of carbon dioxide moves and changes through the seasons. Using observations from NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2)...
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Published in 2010
A fully produced video about planetary evolution and how the Webb Telelscope's ability to see inside dense clouds of gas and dust will help us better understand solar system formation and evolution.
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We are all told that the Earth turns and we accept that. But an actual demonstration of how scientists proved this can have lasting impact on the acceptance of this authoritative statement and also on how students judge other authoritative statements for themselves, scientific or otherwise....
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Published in 2015
For five years, a NASA spacecraft has drifted through the heavens, providing astronomers with the most detailed views of the sun to date. And now, following the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) mission's fifth anniversary, we can share some of the most dramatic and mesmerizing moments of the last...
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There is growing documentation of the challenges women have faced and are facing in having an equal role in astronomy. At the same time, women are attaining important positions throughout the astronomical community, including the presidency of the International Astronomical Union and the American...
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Below are instructions for making a simple paper model of the magnetosphere, out of a single sheet of paper. The black and white image can be copied in an ordinary xerox machine and may be colored by you or by students in whichever way is preferred. However, if you have a color printer, especially...
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Over 12-000 previously unreleased pictures from the NASA Apollo Missions, including pictures of the moon, the earth, the moon's surface, and the astronauts that were on the missions. Flickr photostreams and albums.
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These 1-minute videos provide information on Pluto, including its moons, atmosphere, surface features, and scientific exploration.
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NASA’s Universe of Learning makes the cosmos accessible to learners of all ages through a variety of technologies and platforms. The inclusion of emerging technologies allows for the most interactive and immersive experiences available, which allows for learners to make a personal connection to...
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NASA brings you a complete set of 7 lessons about radio waves in space.
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What is sea ice? It is simply frozen ocean water. Why is sea ice important? While it occurs mainly in polar regions, sea ice influences our global climate. Changing amounts of sea ice can affect ocean circulations, weather patterns, and temperatures around the world. Sea ice insulates the relatively...
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Is the ozone hole getting smaller? How much rain is in the cloud of a hurricane? How much sea ice is melting in the Arctic? For over 50 years, NASA scientists have been asking questions and collecting data from space-based satellites to study Earth's changing environment. Engineers and scientists...
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The animation archived on this page shows the geocentric phase, libration, position angle of the axis, and apparent diameter of the Moon throughout the year 2013, at hourly intervals. Until the end of 2013, the initial Dial-A-Moon image will be the frame from this animation for the current hour.
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This visualization of the Bubble Nebula begina with a ground-based view that encompasses the glowing cloud. The high-energy light from one of the massive O star, BD +60o2522, is responsible for ionization.
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This movie shows the variations in the lunar gravity field as measured by NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) during the primary mapping mission from March to May 2012.
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The NASA/GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio has in recent years created animations based on the GISTEMP dataset following the end of the calendar year. The most recent animation available was released in January 2013 and shows the five-year mean anomaly of surface temperature for 1880 through...
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This PowerPoint and suggested script is about major discoveries made with telescopes and their technologies that changed the way we understand our universe.
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PowerPoint explaining NASA's Kepler Mission to search for transiting planets orbiting in the habitable zone of Sun-like stars.
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Tour the Orion Nebula with this PowerPoint and script for use at your outreach or club events. Edit as needed.
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"The Beginner's Guide to Aeronautics (BGA) and Beginner's Guide to Rockets (BGR) were created as Web-based """"""""textbooks."""""""" The creation of these web sites is a research project to explore the use of the personal computer and the Internet to present educational materials to students,...
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