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Re: Astronomy Websites

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Postby Céline Richard » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:40 am

Hello,

Thank you :D for all those very interesting website in Astronomy! Here are some other websites.

1/ The website of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) in Paris:

Among the conferences, many are in French and not only in Astronomy.
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... idtheme=34

But, I have found a lot about astronomical topics, in English. Among them, there are:
-Black holes in string theory
Ashoke Sen (Harish-Chandra Institute, India)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=2605

-Brane Worlds : a new paradigm in cosmology ?
Gary Gibbons (Damtp, University of Cambridge)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=1660

-Dark Matter and Dark Energy in th Universe
Avishai Dekel (The Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... idconf=784

-From the double pulsar to magnetars: Observational constraints for neutron-star magnetospheres
Michael Kramer (Manchester Univ.)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=2152

-Magnetic fields, randomness, and the Universe as we know it
Steve Balbus (Observatoire de Paris et ENS)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=1132

-Open questions in stellar MHD
Allan Sacha Brun (CEA)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=1781

-Periodic problems, dynamic thought and inductive reasoning: Saturn’s magnetism
David Southwood (ESA)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=1629

-Seismic Probing of the Dynamics of the Solar Interior
Michael Thompson (univ. Sheffield)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=1626

-The evolution of supermassive black-hole mass and spin in galactic nuclei
Andrew King (Leicester Univ.)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=2156

-The formation of the first stars
Christopher McKee (univ. Berkeley)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=1103

-The Physics of Sunspots
Nigel Weiss (Cambridge, UK)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=2375

-The Universe is a Strange Place
Frank Wilczek (MIT)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=2011

-Theory of pulsar magnetosphere: From radio to high-energy pulsed emission
Jérôme Pétri (Strasbourg I)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... dconf=2153

-US plans for coronography and interferometry
Stephen Ridgway (National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Tucson Arizona)
http://www.diffusion.ens.fr/index.php?r ... idconf=676

2/ An educative website, from the Observatory of Paris Meudon, "Windows over the Universe" (i'm sorry, i didn't found it in English),
-in French: http://media4.obspm.fr/public/FSU/
-in Spanish: http://media4.obspm.fr/public/VAU/

3/ An educative website in Astronomy, made by teachers, in Spanish: http://www.ite.educacion.es/w3/eos/Mate ... 0guia.html

I hope you will find some interesting things in it, have a very good day!

Céline

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby vichug » Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:32 pm

Hello,

i'm a student composer and very interested in astronomy, and i am currently looking for sounds of planet... not actual recording for sure, but maybe radiations waves turned into sounds ? i was told once of such a website but cant remember where. And the sounds of landing spacecrafts too... are there things like that "open source", wich i could reuse in electroaccoustic compositions ? anyway i think sounds like that are really inspiring :)
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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby Céline Richard » Sun Dec 05, 2010 4:51 pm

Hello Vichug :)

I wish you to be successful as a student composer. It looks so original and interesting :D

I just have two places i would like to suggest you, in Youtube.
Listening to Northern Lights: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHvdZdsIZxg
Intergactic wandering and sounds of the Universe: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Glb2aBs8g6s

I know there was a concert about Astronomy, especially sounds in the Universe, last year, for the International Year of Astronomy (2009), in Madrid. But i don't know if musicians were showing real sounds of the Universe :|

Have a very good day!

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby vichug » Sat Dec 11, 2010 12:57 am

Thank you Celine! the 2d youtube video seems related to what i'm looking for maybe. And for the first one, i've listened once to a radio cast about a canadian recording similar sounds... was very interesting indeed !
i shall dig into this.

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby jaksichj » Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:20 pm

vichug wrote:Hello,

i'm a student composer and very interested in astronomy, and i am currently looking for sounds of planet... not actual recording for sure, but maybe radiations waves turned into sounds ? i was told once of such a website but cant remember where. And the sounds of landing spacecrafts too... are there things like that "open source", wich i could reuse in electroaccoustic compositions ? anyway i think sounds like that are really inspiring :)


You might try the following:



http://www.spacesounds.com/home/index.html


As well as:


http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/images/B00000IXT7/ref=dp_image_0?ie=UTF8&n=5174&s=music


Available from Amazon.com


Product Description
What you are about to hear is a unique piece of American - and Martian - history. Created from data returned to Earth in July 1997 be Mars Pathfinder and its weather station, Winds of Mars is the first recording featuring extraterrestrial sounds originating from the surface of another planet combined with the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.


# Audio CD (August 17, 1999)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Label: Music Crest
# ASIN: B00000IXT7

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby Céline Richard » Thu Dec 16, 2010 9:00 pm

vichug wrote:Thank you Celine! the 2d youtube video seems related to what i'm looking for maybe. And for the first one, i've listened once to a radio cast about a canadian recording similar sounds... was very interesting indeed !
i shall dig into this.


I am happy if it could give you some sounds you like :)
This is a so creative and original project!

I have had a look to Jaksichj's link: it is impressing!
I enjoyed to listen to it, although i am not able to compose, thank you!

Céline
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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby jaksichj » Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:35 am

You are quite welcome!


Céline Richard wrote:
vichug wrote:Thank you Celine! the 2d youtube video seems related to what i'm looking for maybe. And for the first one, i've listened once to a radio cast about a canadian recording similar sounds... was very interesting indeed !
i shall dig into this.


I am happy if it could give you some sounds you like :)
This is a so creative and original project!

I have had a look to Jaksichj's link: it is impressing!
I enjoyed to listen to it, although i am not able to compose, thank you!

Céline

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby Evan » Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:12 pm

I would like for you to add another observatory to the existing list. It is the home of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Prince George Centre in Northern British Columbia, Canada. I am a member of the chapter and we have a 24" instrument along with other smaller portable telescopes. The Chapter is very active in the community and provides many educational opportunities to the general public as well as viewing sessions when the weather permits. The observatory is very well equipped including classroom space and fully powered and data wired pier mounts on an outside patio. I host the web site for the observatory and have done so for over a decade.

Please visit out web site at http://vts.bc.ca/pgrasc

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby Céline Richard » Tue Jan 11, 2011 12:51 pm

Here are some websites to get Astrobiology news, and various informations in this field:

http://www.astrobio.net/ (Astrobiology Magazine)
http://astrobiology.nasa.gov/nai/ (Nasa Astrobiology Institute)
http://cab.inta-csic.es/index.php?lng=en (Centro de Astrobiologia, INTA, Spain, here in English)
http://www.aca.absociety.org/aca/ (Australian Center for Astrobiology, University of New South Wales)
http://www.astrobiology.com/
http://www.astrobiologysociety.org/ (Astrobiology Society of Britain)
http://www.newscientist.com/topic/astrobiology (Astrobiology in the New Scientist)

sorry, just in french (futura science):
http://www.futura-sciences.com/fr/doc/t ... c3/221/p1/ (origin of life in the Universe)
http://www.futura-sciences.com/fr/doc/t ... c3/221/p1/ (SETI, search for extraterrestial life)
http://www.futura-sciences.com/fr/news/ ... gie_26431/ (DNA with arsenic)

Enjoy!! :)

Céline

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the picture "DNA and space view" is from http://www.cieletespaceradio.fr/img/med ... va_CEP.jpg
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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby george7378 » Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:41 pm

Thanks for the list! I also have my own little site, here:

http://gkastro.tk/

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby Voyager3 » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:00 pm

Woo hoo!
Thanks guys!
This page is book marked in my favorites' list.
You've just saved me (years?) of googling!

Thanks again!

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby muneca1289 » Sun Aug 07, 2011 11:29 pm

this is the only link i could think of this is above all my favorite wbesite :P

http://hubblesite.org/

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby Rouzbeh » Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:15 pm

Wow this thread is useful

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby Tyez » Tue Feb 14, 2012 8:29 am

Babak wrote:TWAN is now one of the most popular online sources for night sky photos. http://www.twanight.org

I love this resource! It's pretty plain, but there're really lots of beautiful photos.

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby linuxtech » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:17 am

A friend Kathy Miles and I created http://StarrySkies.com, http://StarrySkies.net, http://StarryMessenger.net and other sites. One of the more popular articles on the site is: Seeing Further,
The Legacy of Robert Hooke http://starryskies.com/articles/spec/hooke.html

The main site hasn't been updated in too long a time. My friend Kathy, the primary content creator and writer passed away last summer at 53. It is still difficult dealing with the loss of my best friend.

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Re: Astronomy Websites: Educational

Postby ErnieM » Thu May 02, 2013 10:04 am

Educational:
https://www.coursera.org/course/introastro - A (MOOC - Massive Open Online Course) free online course on Astronomy offered by Duke University.

I am interested in hearing feedback about this course.

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby henry654 » Fri Jun 28, 2013 1:20 pm

bystander wrote:
rstevenson wrote:The first link under Astronomical Imagery doesn't work.
  • Andromeda Observatory

Thanks, Rob. New link: http://www.andromedaobservatory.com/


Thanks hofi et al., these are cool resources, I'm bookmarking them as we speak :)

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby pbrekke » Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:11 am

A new documentary about the Northern Lights has been released - with eight languages available. Check out the trailer here

http://vimeo.com/87472898

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby Ron-Astro Pharmacist » Tue Mar 10, 2015 3:49 pm

I hope I live long enough to check out each of these websites someday. Thanks all who contributed to the list; especially Bystander. The other day looking at the Earth Science Picture of the Day I noticed their links; including the Lunar Picture of the Day. I'd try to connect the dots to see if there are some not included in the above but I know I wouldn't live long enough to do both. If curious - check out the links with the EPOD below:

http://epod.usra.edu/blog/2015/03/carbon-stars-of-kembles-cascade.html
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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby brucesdad13 » Mon Jun 08, 2015 8:41 pm

This is a seriously long list! Where to start?

Hofi wrote:Hi!

I thought it would be great to create a linklist to astronomy-related websites. So I will start:

MISSIONS

Planets
http://phoenix.lpl.arizona.edu/
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.html
http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/mro/
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/odyssey/
http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Mars_Express/index.html
http://lasp.colorado.edu/maven/
http://messenger.jhuapl.edu/index.php
http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.cfm
http://ciclops.org/index.php
http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/
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http://www.projekt-apollo.com/
http://near.jhuapl.edu/
http://ulysses.jpl.nasa.gov/index.html
http://ibex.swri.edu/
http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/

SPACE TELESCOPES

http://hubblesite.org/
http://hla.stsci.edu/hlaview.html
http://hubble.nasa.gov/
http://kepler.nasa.gov/
http://www.esa.int/esaSC/120390_index_0_m.html
http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/spitzer/index.shtml
http://chandra.harvard.edu/
http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/home.html
http://glast.gsfc.nasa.gov/
http://heasarc.nasa.gov/docs/swift/swiftsc.html

MULTIMEDIA

http://hirise.lpl.arizona.edu/
http://www.astro-koop.de/intro.htm
http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/
http://www.astrodon.com/
http://www.cita.utoronto.ca/~jank/Photo ... index.html
http://www.cosmotography.com/
http://www.astrographica.com/
http://www.noao.edu/
http://www.ctio.noao.edu/
http://www.noao.edu/kpno/
http://www.nso.edu/
http://home.fnal.gov/~sallam/MergePair/ ... axies.html
http://www.astropix.com/HTML/L_STORY/ST ... sortby=mag
http://www.skyfactory.org/
http://cosmo.nyu.edu/hogg/rc3/
http://www.astro.princeton.edu/~rhl/PrettyPictures/NGC/
http://www.spaceimages.com/
http://heritage.stsci.edu/
http://www.space-multimedia.nl.eu.org/

NEWS

Daily
http://www.spacedaily.com/
http://www.marsdaily.com/
http://www.saturndaily.com/
http://www.moondaily.com/
http://www.terradaily.com/
http://www.spacemart.com/
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http://www.raumfahrer.net/portal/isrn/home.shtml
http://astronomie-heute.de/
http://www.astronomie.info/
http://www.astronomie.at/
http://www.astronomie.de/
http://www.astrocorner.de/
http://discovermagazine.com/
http://deepsky.astronomie.info/
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/news
http://www.astronomynow.com/
http://www.space.com/
http://www.astronomy.com/asy/default.aspx
http://www.deepastronomy.com/

OBSERVING

http://www.calsky.com/
http://spaceweather.com/
http://www.optikhaus-binder.at/
http://www.meade.de/

ORGANIZATIONS

NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/
http://sunearth.gsfc.nasa.gov/sunearthd ... flash.html
http://images.jsc.nasa.gov/
http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/index.html
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/
http://science.nasa.gov/
http://nasascience.nasa.gov/
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/
http://topex-www.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/mission.html
http://science.nasa.gov/realtime/
http://blogs.nasa.gov/cm/newui/blog/blogs.jsp
http://nasaimages.org/
http://planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov/index.cfm
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/home/index.html
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/
http://www.nasajobs.nasa.gov/
http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/

http://grbhuntsville2008.cspar.uah.edu/
http://www.esa.int/esaCP/index.html
http://www.jaxa.jp/index_e.html
http://www.cnsa.gov.cn/n615709/index.html
http://www.federalspace.ru/index.asp?Lang=ENG
http://www.space.gc.ca/eng/default.asp
http://www.isro.org/
http://www.ffg.at/content.php
http://www.dlr.de/
http://www.most.gov.il/English/Units/Sc ... efault.htm
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http://astro.univie.ac.at/
http://www.mpia-hd.mpg.de/IRSPACE/
http://www.stsci.edu/resources/
http://www.astronomy2009.org/
http://www.iau.org/
http://www.cern.de/
http://planetary.org/home/
http://www.eaae.be/eaae2/index.php?mainType=home
http://www.waa.at/
http://www.oegaa.at/
http://www.astroscience-berlin.org/
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http://www.russianspaceweb.com/
http://grb.sonoma.edu/
http://www.solarphysics.kva.se/
http://www.ngcic.org/dss/dss_ngc.htm
http://www.astrostudio.at/
http://www.bernd-leitenberger.de/
http://www.heavens-above.com/
http://www.boulder.swri.edu/~robin/
http://www.br-online.de/br-alpha/alpha- ... /index.xml
http://www.nasa-statistik.de/
http://www.unmannedspaceflight.com/index.php?
http://beta.galaxyzoo.org/Index.aspx
http://www.galaxyzooforum.org/
http://www.galaxyzoo.org/default.aspx

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Re: Astronomy Websites

Postby dllamas » Mon Sep 07, 2015 9:00 pm

Thanks for recopilation


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