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Imagine The Universe! - X-ray Astronomy Puts Einstein to the Test
Readers can learn about the latest advancements in X-ray astronomy, and how the newest generation of instruments are making observations of the behavior of light, matter, and space-time in the vicinity of black holes. These observations are then compared to results predicted by Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. Links to a glossary are imbedded in the text of the article.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Physics
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-1212
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: Dr Jim Lochner
The High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center