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Cool Cosmos: Infrared Astronomy Tutorial DLESE Reviewed Collection
This Web site includes the following sections: Discovery of Infrared; What is Infrared?; Infrared Astronomy; Atmospheric Windows; Near, Mid & Far Infrared; IR Astronomy Timeline; Background & Technology; The Infrared Universe; Infrared Spectroscopy; News & Discoveries; and Images & Videos.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Portal:
    • Educational
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
May be used in an educational setting as long as credit to NASA is given.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-396
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: NASA IPAC/CALTECH