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5 May 2022
Professional Learning Webinar May Science Briefing (TBD)
Join us for our May Science Briefing on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Date subject to change.  Check back soon for more details.   
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3 May 2022
Professional Learning Webinar GSAWN/NCGP Webinar (Spring 2022)
Details coming soon. Date subject to change.  
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1 May 2022
31 Jul 2022
Challenge 2022 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Summer)
The summer 2022 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges wll take place May 1, 2022 through July 31, 2022. The season's target has not yet been anounced. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's...
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3 Mar 2022
Professional Learning Webinar March Science Briefing (TBD)
Join us for our March Science Briefing on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Date subject to change.  Check back soon for more details.   
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13 Jan 2022
Professional Learning Webinar Science Briefing: Live from AAS! 2022
While the American Astronomical Society meeting has been cancelled, we’ll still be providing access to select researchers who will discuss their breaking news results coming out of NASA Astrophysics...
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9 Dec 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: Seeing New Frontiers with NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
The James Webb Space Telescope is NASA's next major space observatory. With its 20 foot (6 meter) diameter mirror and its vantage point one million miles (1.5 million km) away from the Earth, it will...
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2 Dec 2021
Professional Learning Webinar Science Briefing: Pathways to Discovery in Astronomy and Astrophysics for the 2020s
In this briefing, speakers will spotlight where the focus will lie for the US astronomical community in the coming decades. Dr. Rachel Osten will present an overview of the decadal report, particularly...
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16 Nov 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: A Planet in a Galaxy Far Far Away
A planet may have been detected in a galaxy outside of our own. There are thousands of planets detected around stars in our own Milky Way galaxy, but for the first time we may have detected a planet in...
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Ultra Deep Field
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Ultra Deep Field: Looking Out into Space, Looking Back into Time

This six-minute visual exploration of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field showcases the characteristics and contents of this landmark observation, as well as its four-dimensional nature across both space and time....
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10 Nov 2021
Professional Learning Webinar Exemplary Practices using Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA Free Resources (Fall 2021)
During this webinar hosted by the National Girls Collaborative Project, you will learn about several free resources from NASA’s Universe of Learning and hear how facilitators incorporated them into...
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21 Oct 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: Your M87 Galaxy Images
Join us to view the standout entries from NASA's Astrophoto Challenges 2021. Explore More  
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7 Oct 2021
Professional Learning Webinar Science Briefing: Multicultural Perspectives on Astronomy
Please join us for this edition of NASA’s Universe of Learning Science Briefing. We will hear about different cultural perspectives on astronomy from a diverse panel of speakers. In this briefing,...
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Webb Telescope in clean room (folded)
Article | Resource Guide

Teachable Moments: Learn About the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope

Learn about the science and engineering behind the largest and most powerful space telescope ever built while exploring ways to engage learners in the mission. TEACHABLE MOMENTS: JAMES WEBB SPACE...
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Screen shot from video showing a completed paper circuit
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Paper Circuits: Light Up Exploded Stars

Paper circuits help learners of all ages explore the basics of electricity (energy that results from the existence of charged particles like electrons or protons) and conductivity (the degree to which...
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21 Sep 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: 'Oumuamua
'Oumuamua: Space Rock or Alien Tech? In 2017 astronomers remarkably detected the first known example of an object originating from OUTSIDE of our solar system as it was briefly passing THROUGH our...
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