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Visual Universe: Data Into Insight
This educational brief provides an overview of how scientists turn data, numbers, and words into pictures through the process of scientific visualization. It explains what scientific visualizations are, what they are used for, and how they are created. A selection of links to additional information is provided.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Portal:
    • Educational
Subject:
  • Space science
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-245
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Goddard Space Flight Center
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/home/index.html