Other Web Sites


The following Web Sites have been found by the Webmaster to be accurate and reliable information sources.

  1. Urban Legends   www.snopes.com   This site is an excellent source to prove/disprove internet urban legends.  Use this site as a first choice to check out some internet story that you suspect is a bit outrageous.
  2. Photos.    http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/photo_gallery/photogallery-hst.html   A portal to NASA Photos.  Free to download…or just to look at.
  3. Photos http://hubblesite.org/gallery/album/   Web site for all Hubble Photos.
  4. Solar System Information http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/index.cfm
  5. Chandra.    http://chandra.harvard.edu/field_guide.html  Educational.  Field guide   Good source for more detail on astronomy.
  6. International Year of Astronomy 2009.  http://astronomy2009.org/    Also visit   http://astronomy2009.us/  USA Web Site.
  7. Astronomy and the Cosmos.    http://cass.ucsd.edu/public/astroed.html   This is an excellent site for more detail on all subjects regarding the universe.  In addition it has a very good discussion on travel through the universe which demonstrates very well the scale of the universe.
  8. Witt Theory.     An alternative view of popular physics, including a critical review of the current Big Bang theory.  Witt’s Theories are expressed in his book “Our Undiscovered Universe”, however, a well thought out criticism of Witt’s book can be found at http://hep.ucsb.edu/people/bmonreal/Null_Physics_Review.html written by Ben Monreal.   This is an excellent example of opposing views which can, and will, occur.
  9. Radiometric dating.   http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/parks/gtime/ageofearth.html    Excellent USGS United States Geological Survey web site.  In-depth discussion of geology.
  10. Galileo.  http://galileo.rice.edu/family.html  The Galileo Project.  Very Informative and accurate autobiography of Galileo.
  11. Solar System.  www.solarspace.co.uk
  12. Dwarf Planets. http://www.gps.caltech.edu/~mbrown/dwarfplanets/
  13. Exoplanets. http://exoplanets.org/index.html
  14. Space Telescope Science Institute.  http://www.stsci.edu/resources/    Data from the Space Telescopes.
  15. International Astronomical Union (IAU).  http://www.iau.org/    Astronomy news.  Definition of terms for various objects
  16. Map of the Universe.   http://www.atlasoftheuniverse.com/copyright.html    Excellent site for maps and animations of the Universe.