2013 Student All-Stars Two

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Ipad

Written By: Jonathan Flores - Jul• 23•13

Just a thought, is it possible to change iPad color from black to white?

SDSS

Written By: Jonathan Flores - Jul• 22•13

Amazing work day! I learned how to gather data from famous places. I had professor York’s favorite galaxy! I really can’t wait for tomorrow!

Day Six

Written By: Sydney Ford - Jul• 22•13

Today we have started to gather data for our projects. We will be bringing our findings together to see what we have found, as a group.

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Collecting Data

Written By: Lena Sarhan - Jul• 22•13

Today Professor York spoke with us about galaxies. He explained how we can use the SDSS data. I collected data from some galaxies, such as the type, the coordinates, and red shift.

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Cluster Image#24

Written By: Jessica Mendoza - Jul• 22•13

Today Professor York introduced us to galaxies. We now have to look at some galaxies and find their characteristics like their Coordinate, petroRad_r, ModelMag_r, Z(redshift), zErr.

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The second week

Written By: Tho Nguyen - Jul• 22•13

After listening professor York’s lecture at the beginning of the course, we collect astronomical info with very complicated number and measurement, which is interesting.

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SDSS Galaxy Data Entry FORM

Written By: Mitch Marks - Jul• 22•13

Here is the link for the Famous Places-based survey:

Click here for entry form

 

Our Spectroscope

Written By: Jessica Mendoza - Jul• 19•13

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

Written By: Jonathan Flores - Jul• 19•13

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

Written By: Sydney Ford - Jul• 19•13

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

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Wave to Saturn

Written By: Christie Thomas - Jul• 19•13

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

Following up on Dieter’s Talk

Written By: Julia Brazas - Jul• 18•13

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 to the most explosive events in the universe.