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Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
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This website tells the story of astronomers in pursuit of understanding and observing transits of Venus from 1631 to present day. Much of the content comes from rare books and…
  
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D. Stern
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This pair of web pages describes early calculations of the Earth-Moon distance by Greek astronomers. Using lunar and solar eclipses, the astronomers Aristarchus and Hipparchus…
  
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"Black Lives in Astronomy," a new 8-page resource guide includes written and video resources about and by 25 Black astronomers, as well as general materials to examine the history…
  
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This web page describes observations that show the earth is a sphere and the history of these observations. The round shape of the Earth may be inferred from the existence of a…
Celestial Sphere with Analemma JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake and W. Christian
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The Celestial Sphere and Analemma JavaScript Model simulates the Two Sphere Universe theory of the Ancient Greeks. This theory supposes the stars to be fixed on the surface of a…
  
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This is an historical overview of spaceflight, stressing the technology of rockets, satellites and orbits, and its use in unmanned missions. It contains sections on rocket motion,…
  
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This is a set of 7 illustrated web pages discussing Kepler's laws. Included are equations and properties of conic sections, the scale of the solar system, the energy equation for…
  
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A. Fraknoi
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This web page links to recently created or updated resource guides for introductory astronomy. These instructional resource guides include: information about the history and present…
  
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These web pages provide a short overview of the common (Gregorian) calendar and some less-common ones--Julian, Jewish (leap months), Moslem, Persian (New Year on the spring equinox),…
Enrico Fermi 
  
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Biographical information for Enrico Fermi from the Nobel Foundation.
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