The Sites listed on the left column contain
over 2,500 of the most popular information reference locations and tools on the Web. The sites includes Maps, Calculators, Sports, Travel, Health, Jobs, Weather, Music, Autos, plus... many more helpful tools to assist you.
The Aurora Borealis Page
Features lots of information on the Northern Lights
phenomena, and serves as a good jumping-off point for
related resources. You can download beautiful images,
learn what is believed to cause the lights, get forecasts
for the next outbreak, and even find out about the sounds
that the lights sometimes make.
International Meteor Organization (IMO)
The collection of meteor observations by several methods from all
around the world ensures the comprehensive study of meteor showers
and their relation to comets and interplanetary dust.
Out of the ordinary
...out of this world.
Chances are you haven't seen what NASA's orbiting Hubble Space Telescope sees. Hubble sees the raw beauty of the universe from above Earth's atmosphere and sends back a portrait of the universe in exquisite detail. Here's your chance to leave the ground for a while... and see what Hubble sees.
The Nine Planets - A Multimedia Tour
The Nine Planets is an overview of the history, mythology, and
current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in
our solar system. Each page has text and images, some have sounds
and movies, most provide references to additional related
Check out their extensive collection of just-released images and
data from Jupiter, read a brief introduction to the mission,
and join the excitement as we take you through Galileo's
exploration of our solar system's largest planet.
SETI - The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Serving the World Wide Web with information about
scientific research in the general field of Life
in the Universe with an emphasis on the Search for
Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). Potentially,
there are billions of locations outside our
solar system that may contain life."
Solar System Live
Solar System Live generates a "live," minute-to-minute GIF
image of the planets as they would appear if you were floating
a few million miles out in space. Users can select a variety of
options, including time and date (see the position of the
planets when you were born!), viewpoint, and observing location.
The Star*s Family of Astronomy and Related Resources is a growing
collection of directories, dictionaries, databases and related
products on astronomy, space sciences, as well as related fields,
organizations and people.
Stephen Hawking's Universe
Stephen Hawking a theoretical physicist, has devoted his life to "probing
the space-time described by general relativity and the singularities where
it breaks down." For more on this (anti) matter, visit the PBS site
dedicated to the brilliant man and his work. You can read about the long
unsolved mysteries (such as "Is Time Travel Possible?"), learn about history's
cosmological superstars (Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Einstein, among others),
and have all of the truly strange stuff explained.
Earth and Sky Radio Series
Get questions answered, get weather and skywatching info, or participate
in discussion. It's all right here!
The Web Nebulae
If you look up at the night sky with your naked eye all you see
is a black void with a few points of white light. But with a
camera and a telescope an entirely different view unfolds in
brilliant color and amazing detail. These pages will introduce
a few of these spectacular objects.