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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)]

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)]


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)]


DSCOVR: Deep Space Climate Observatory - The Deep Space Climate Observatory, or DSCOVR, is a spacecraft which will orbit between Earth and the sun, observing and providing advanced warning of particles and magnetic fields emitted by the sun. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]


Fermi Large Area Telescope - Information on the high-energy gamma-ray observatory designed for making observations of celestial gamma-ray sources in the energy band extending from 10 MeV to more than 100 GeV [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

FusEdWeb Fusion Energy Education - A fusion energy educational website about our sun, other stars and galaxies, and inertial and magnetic confinement [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)]


Goddard Space Flight Center - Sciences and Exploration Directorate - Enables space-based exploration of the Earth, the Solar System, and the Universe through scientific leadership and innovation. [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)]

Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) - The GRAIL's mission includes two spacecrafts with objectives to enable the science objective of mapping lunar gravity and using that information to increase understanding of the Moon's interior and thermal history. [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]


High Altitude Observatory (HAO) - Focuses on the numerical simulation of convection, radiation transport, and large-scale dynamics in both the solar and terrestrial atmospheres, plus measurement of the Sun's output of magnetized plasma and radiation [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)]


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

New Horizons - The New Horizons mission helps us understand worlds at the edge of our solar system. [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]


Seasons of the Year - The reasons for the seasons; part of an educational web site on astronomy, mechanics, and space. [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

Solar Dynamics Observatory - Information to help us understand the Sun's influence on Earth and Near-Earth space [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

Solar System - Provides information on the planets, the Sun, asteroids and comets, solar system missions, and images and videos [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)]

Solar System Simulator - Creates a color image of a planet or its satellite [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)]


The Moody Sun - Webcast - Dr. Holly Gilbert speaks about solar storms and how these dynamic phenomena interact with the Earth's magnetic field. Dr. Gilbert describes their journey from the Sun to throughout the Solar System and discuss how the Sun's changing behavior impacts you [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

The Sun-Earth Connection: Heliophysics - Information on the sun's interaction with the Earth and Solar System. [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]


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: Saturn’s Moon Titan: A Future Abode for Life? - Presentation given by Carrie Anderson, associate chief at the Goddard Planetary Systems Laboratory of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. [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)]

Why is Pluto no longer a planet? -- Everyday Mysteries - Everyday Mysteries, Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]