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A Rare Astronomical Event: Transit of Venus - Webcast - A Rare Astronomical Event: Transit of Venus - A Webcast of a presentation at the Library of Congress by Sten Odenwald, PhD., NASA. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Aerospace, Astronomy & Space Exploration - Provides information about aerospace, astronomy, and space exploration publication available for sale from the U.S. Government Bookstore [U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)]

Archaeoastronomy - Science Tracer Bullet (December, 2008) - Guide to resources at the Library of Congress on the interdisciplinary study of prehistoric, ancient, and traditional astronomies within their cultural context. Its sources include both written and archaeological remains and it embraces calendrics, practical observation, sky lore, celestial myth, and more. Its true scope establishes it as an “anthropology of astronomy.” [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Arnold Engineering Development Center - Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) is the most advanced and largest complex of flight simulation test facilities in the world. The center operates 58 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges and other specialized units. Twenty-seven of the center’s test units have capabilities unmatched elsewhere in the United States; 14 are unique in the world. The Arnold Engineering Development Center is [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Department of the Air Force]

Astrobiology: Life in Space - A Webcast of a presentation at the Library of Congress by Dr. Daniel (Danny) Glavin, Astrobiologist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Astrogeology Research Program - Primary homepage for the Astrogeology Research Program with links to solar system, space missions, technology, data & information, research programs for geology, remote sensing, and ice & polar, hot topics, photo gallery, and Astro Kids [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Astrogeology Research Program]

Astronomy -- Selected Internet Resources - Selected Internet Resources -- Astronomy. Science Reference Services; Science Reference Section; Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Beyond Hubble: A New Era of Astronomy with the James Webb Space Telescope - Webcast - Webcast of Beyond Hubble: A New Era of Astronomy with the James Webb Space Telescope, presented at the Library of Congress by Dr. Amber Straughn, NASA. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Bibliographies & Research Guides Listed by Subject - Bibliographies, guides, finding aids, produced by the Science Reference Section of the Library of Congress, and arranged by subject. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Cosmology from Ancient Greece to Today - Webcast - Michelle Thaller, astrobiologist and assistant director for science communication at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. According to Thaller, ancient Greeks had sophisticated, gear-controlled astronomical computers, which remained unrivaled in accuracy and complexity until the 18th century. With the advent of space-based observatories and supercomputers, the Earth’s position has been mapped relative to millions of other galaxies covering billions of light years. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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DOE Data Explorer - Provides a search interface to collections of scientific research data, such as computer simulations, figures and plots, interactive maps, multimedia, numeric files, and scientific images. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science (SC), Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)]

DOE Technology Transfer - Enables users to search all of DOE's technology transfer information, including inventions, patents and other applied research, available from DOE's national laboratories in real time. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)]

Data.gov - A web portal to Federal datasets including descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), access information, and tools that leverage this data. [Multiple agencies involved]

Department of Energy’s In Focus - Scientific research news articles from throughout the DOE Complex from 2005 forward. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)]

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Earth’s Water Cycle in a Changing Climate - Webcast of a presentation at the Library of Congress by Peter Hildebrand, chief of the Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC), Science, Technology and Business Division]

Environmental Visualization Laboratory - Animations and images featuring NOAA's remotely-sensed data [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]

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Galaxy of Images - Unusual plates and pages digitized from the Smithsonian Institution Libraries' collections [Smithsonian Institution]

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How to Manage a Satellite Going 17 Thousand Miles per Hour - Webcast - NASA Scientist Steven J. Covington told the story of Landsat 5, which was launched in 1984 for a three-year lifetime and was kept alive for nearly 29 years through ingenuity and luck. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Hubble: A New Beginning - Webcast - Presentation at the Library of Congress by Dave Leckrone, astrophysicist, NASA Hubble Space Program. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Islam and Science - Science Reference Guide - Finding guide from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Service [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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LaRC Science Directorate - The Science Directorate is a unique NASA organization devoted to finding out how the earth and its atmosphere are interacting and changing -- and what that means for the health of our planet and our quality of life. [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Langley Research Center (LaRC)]

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Mapping Water Use from Space - Webcast - Webcast of a talk at the Library of Congress. Martha Anderson, PhD., talks about using images from the Landsat satellite program to monitor water use and drought on U.S. farms. It is used to measure evapotranspiration, the total amount of water used in the process of growing crops. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Mapping the Moon with WALL·E - Webcast - Mapping the Moon with WALL·E - Marci Delaney, PhD., NASA, at at talk at the Library of Congress, shows how NASA and WALL-E partner to help students across the country learn how scientists and engineers work together to accomplish robotic missions. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Mars Update: Webcast - A Webcast of a presentation by Mars Update. James Garvin, NASA, who spoke about recent research and plans for Mars exploration. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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NASA - Digital Learning Network - NASA Digital Learning Network is a collection of NASA centers providing educational video conference events to educators throughout the United States. [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

NASA TechFinder - Search all NASA programs, technologies and success stories which may have commercial potential and benefits [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

NEWTON Ask A Scientist! - Ask a scientist a question about math, science or computers or search through more than 15,000 previously answered questions [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)]

NTRS (NASA Technical Reports Server) - Search for reports, journal articles, and conference proceedings [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

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Peering Into the Storm: NASA's Exploration of Hurricanes - Webcast of a presentation at the Library of Congress by Dr. Scott A. Braun, research meteorologist, at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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RSS - Library of Congress: What's New in Science Reference - Subscribe to this RSS feed to stay current with new products and services on the subject of science and technology from the Library's Science, Technology & Business Division. Find new Tracer Bullets, Everyday Mysteries, reference guides, upcoming speakers, Webcasts, etc. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC), Science, Technology and Business Division]

RSS Feeds and Email Subscriptions - Library of C ongress - The Library of Congress offers several RSS feeds for use in an RSS reader or RSS-enabled Web browser. Or, if you prefer to receive news by email, you may subscribe to email newsletters. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC), Science, Technology and Business Division]

Record Group 255: Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1903 - 2005 - National Archives' Archival Research Catalog description for Record Group 255: Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1903 - 2005 [U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)]

Record Group 78: Records of the U.S. Naval Observatory, 1840 - 1943 - National Archives' Archival Research Catalog description for Record Group 78: Records of the U.S. Naval Observatory, 1840 - 1943 [U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)]

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SciTech Connect - SciTech Connect is a portal to free, publicly-available DOE-sponsored R&D results including technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia and data information. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)]

Science Reference Service - Web site for Science Reference at the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Science Tracer Bullets - research guides that help you locate information on science and technology subjects. With brief introductions to the topics, lists of resources and strategies for finding more, they help you to stay on target. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Science and Technology Policy - Science Tracer Bullet - Research guide from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Section [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Science and Technology in South Korea - Science Tracer Bullet [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Science and Technology in the People's Republic of China - Science Tracer Bullet - Science Tracer Bullet, Library of Congress, Science Reference Service [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Science related Webcasts from the Library of Congress - Noted experts invited to the Library of Congress speak on a variety of science related topics. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC), Science, Technology and Business Division]

Selected Internet Resources: African Americans in Science and Technology - Selected Internet Resources on African Americans in Science and Technology - Science Reference Services - Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory - The world's largest and most diverse center for the study of the Universe, comprising the astronomy and astrophysics programs of two renowned scientific institutions: the Smithsonian Institution and Harvard University. [Smithsonian Institution]

Space Biology Outreach Program - Web of Life - Intended to facilitate the inclusion of space biology content in standard biology classes [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

Supernova Acceleration Probe (SNAP) - SNAP (Supernova Acceleration Probe) is an advanced observatory that is being proposed for the Joint Dark Energy Mission to measure the dark energy of the universe [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

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The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (LANL) - Promotes and supports high quality, cutting-edge science in the areas of astrophysics, space physics, solid planetary geoscience, and complex dynamical earth systems [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)]

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Webcast: Magnifying the Universe - Presented by NASA Jane Rigby, NASA astrophysicist and deputy project scientist for operations for the James Webb Telescope. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Webcast: The Many Colors of the Sun - A Webcast of a presentation by W. Dean Pesnell of the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory on new observations and views of solar phenomena. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

What is a blue moon? Is the moon ever really blue? - Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Women and Minorities in Science and Technology: A Guide to Selected Resources - A finding guide created by the Science Reference Section of the Library of Congress. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Women in Science and Technology - Science Tracer Bullet - Finding guide from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Women of Aviation and Space History - A guide of women (who are or have been included by name, artifact, or photograph) in the Air and Space Museum's exhibits. [Smithsonian Institution]