2013 Student All-Stars Two

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SDSS Galaxy Data Entry FORM

Here is the link for the Famous Places-based survey: Click here for entry form  

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Our Spectroscope

I have no words to explain what I learn today! Thanks to Harvey Moseley for talking to us today about X-ray Tools! Have a great weekend everybody and I’ll see you guys Monday

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Success

Another amazing day! Great presentation through Skype. We built our own Spectroscopes and I was able to capture an image of what it does.

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Day Five

We had a conversation on X-rays with Harvey Moseley. We also made spectroscopes!

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Wave to Saturn

The Cassini spacecraft will be taking a picture of Earth through the rings of Saturn at 4:27 PM today.  Say cheese and smile between 4:27 and 4:42. More information about this event is available on the NASA website: The First Interplanetary Photobomb

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Following up on Dieter’s Talk

You may find these enlightening, given Dieter’s talk today: Gamma-Ray History Stirling Colgate tells the story of how his hunch about supernovas shaped both the future of gamma ray astronomy — and world peace. Gamma-Ray Tools Neil Gehrels explains how he went from making music to building the detectors that give us our first alert […]

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Learning new things everyday!

Today I learn so many new things, I learn a lot about Gamma Ray thanks to Dieter Hartmann, we Skype with him and he was a great man. I learn that Gamma Ray can’t pass to Earth because when Gamma ray reaches our atmosphere it absorbs it, so now I know that it’s not possible […]

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Day 4

Today we did some interesting things. First the group listened to Professor Hartman discussing everything gamma ray. He explained that strong magnetic fields supply the power to generate gamma rays. I also learned that there are various sources for gamma rays. An interesting act I learned is that gamma rays are full of energy that […]

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Gamma rays

Today we had a talk with professor Hartmann. Although we did not meet in person, he is such a nice man with a capability of explanation. He answered students and teachers’ questions very clearly. We’ve learned a lot today. We know what gamma ray is, gamma ray source, and its impact on life as well […]

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Post your follow-up questions for Dieter Hartmann here

You can put them in as  Comments to this post.

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Day Four

Today’s conversation was with Dieter Hartmann on Gamma Rays and Gamma Ray Bursts.

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Mr. Hartmann

Today I listened to a very intellectual conversation with Mr. Hartmann and my classmates… Here’s a little sneak peak!

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