The Astronomy Cafe:
A marvelous site for scientists and non-scientists who have an interest in
the workings of the universe.
NASA Home Page: The NASA
site is filled with pictures and information concerning shuttle missions,
the Hubble space telescope and other ongoing projects.
Space: Ever wonder what astronauts eat, how they sleep on the shuttle
or what they wear when taking a space-walk?
Ongoing projects may be
accessed through NASA's Spaceflight
Is there life out there? Could life have existed on Mars?
SETI: Search for Extraterrestrial Life. Now you can assist
SETI's efforts by analyzing radio telescope data at home on your
own personal computer.
Careers in Astronomy
Planets in Our Solar System: by Franklyn Mansfield Branley
and Kevin O'Malley (ISBN: 006445178X). An easy to read guide to the solar
system, written primarily for a K-6 audience.
Man on the Moon: by Andrew L. Chaikin and
Tom Hanks (ISBN: 0140272011). Detailed accounts of the Apollo NASA
Elegant Universe: by Brian Greene. A laymans'
guide to superstring theory (ISBN: 0375708111).
A Brief History of Time: by
Stephen Hawking. Discusses the science behind questions such as the origin
of the universe, how it began and how it may end (ISBN: 0553380168). The
Illustrated Brief History of Time provides further depth and
information to the first text (ISBN: 0553103741).
Solar-Terrestrial Physcis and Chemistry
- also look for sci.astro.amateur,
Within sci.space: sci.space.news, sci.space.policy, sci.space.shuttle,
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