Long list of online resources for astronomy / astrophysics

Long list of online resources for astronomy / astrophysics

A long list of useful links when you want to study astronomy / astrophysics and the many topics that these sciences cover.

Am posting them here as much as a reference for myself as anyone else who cares for this subject.

 

Astro Picture of the day

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

 

Nobel lauerate Gerhard ‘t Hooft: How to become a GOOD theoretical physicist. It’s a long list of recommended topics for you to study with links to many resources http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gadda001/goodtheorist/index.html

 

Common Misconceptions

http://www.scc.losrios.edu/pag/44-common-misconceptions-astronomy/

http://undsci.berkeley.edu/teaching/misconceptions.php

http://casa.colorado.edu/~dduncan/pseudoscience/GoodScience.htm

http://casa.colorado.edu/~dduncan/pseudoscience/SevenSignsofPseudoScience.htm

 

Student Contribution/Course Notes by Former IntroAstro Student, Olivier Henry

https://d396qusza40orc.cloudfront.net/introastro%2FIntroduction%20to%20Astronomy.pdf

 

Free Physics/Maths/Chemistry Classes/Refreshers

http://www.physicsclassroom.com/

http://www.physics.org/study.asp?contentid=380

https://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics

https://www.youtube.com/user/minutephysics/videos

http://physics.stackexchange.com/

https://www.coursera.org/uva

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/

https://www.edx.org/course/introductory-physics-part-1-mechanics-snux-snu034-005-1x#.VOXrzvmUfCs

https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-lastrophysique-introduction-epflx-phys-209x#.VOXsGfmUfCs

https://www.open2study.com/courses/basic-physics

http://www.maths.lse.ac.uk/Refreshers/algebra_refresher.pdf

http://go.hrw.com/resources/go_mt/alg1/alg1refresher.pdf

http://spacemath.gsfc.nasa.gov/algebra2.html

http://physics.bgsu.edu/~tiede/class/bmastronomy1.2.pdf

http://astronomyonline.org/Science/Physics.asp?Cate=Science&SubCate=MP04

http://theoreticalminimum.com/home (Leonard Susskin)

http://theoreticalminimum.com/courses

<http://theoreticalminimum.com/courses/archive />  (Leonard Susskin)

https://www.coursera.org/course/precalculus

https://www.coursera.org/learn/advanced-calculus

https://www.coursera.org/course/algebra

https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-algebra-schoolyourself-algebrax#.VOXrAfmUfCs

https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-geometry-schoolyourself-geometryx#.VOXrIvmUfCs

https://www.coursera.org/course/chem991

https://www.open2study.com/courses/chemistry

http://spacemath.gsfc.nasa.gov/algebra2.html

http://mavdisk.mnsu.edu/jpierce/courses/a101/qb/questions.html#B

http://ebookbrowse.com/list-of-astronomical-formulas-pdf-d155198124

http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/physics

http://isi.ssl.berkeley.edu/~rogerg/education/Astro7A_formulas.pdf

https://www.edx.org/course/cornell-university/astro2290x/relativity-and-astrophysics/1182

https://www.edx.org/course/kux-kyoto-university/id001/chemistry-life/858

https://class.coursera.org/astrobio-002

http://materias.df.uba.ar/astrofa2013c1/files/2012/07/choudhuri_2010.pdf

http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gadda001/goodtheorist/index.html

http://www.maths.lse.ac.uk/Refreshers/algebra_refresher.pdf

http://go.hrw.com/resources/go_mt/alg1/alg1refresher.pdf

http://spacemath.gsfc.nasa.gov/algebra2.html

http://physics.bgsu.edu/~tiede/class/bmastronomy1.2.pdf

http://astronomyonline.org/Science/Physics.asp?Cate=Science&SubCate=MP04

http://mavdisk.mnsu.edu/jpierce/courses/a101/qb/questions.html#B

http://ebookbrowsee.net/list-of-astronomical-formulas-pdf-d155198124

http://isi.ssl.berkeley.edu/~rogerg/education/Astro7A_formulas.pdf

http://www4.wittenberg.edu/sgmoa/

 

Fundamental Physical Constants

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/tables/funcon.html

 

The Periodic Table For Astronomy

http://www.chandra.harvard.edu/resources/flash/periodic_tables.html

 

The Richard Walker Amateur Spectroscopic Atlas

http://www.ursusmajor.ch/downloads/spectroscopic-atlas-5_0-english.pdf

 

Astronomy, astrophysics, physics dictionaries

http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/astronomy/

http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/physics/topics/Astrophysics.html

http://users.skynet.be/sky03361/dictionary/dictionary.html

http://dictionary.obspm.fr/index.php

http://openstaxcollege.org/books

 

List Of Astro Books  and Textbooks (Recommended by Astro Fellows) and other reading.

http://openstaxcollege.org/books

http://www.lightandmatter.com/html_books/lm/

https://archive.org/details/ost-physics-ageofeinstein

http://www.aip.org/history/cosmology/

http://www.roe.ac.uk/~jap/slipher/

http://kestrel.nmt.edu/~raymond/books/radphys/book2/book2.html

http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~george/ay21/readings/hubble1951.pdf

http://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Sandage2/frames.html

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2007arXiv0704.3579L

http://materias.df.uba.ar/astrofa2013c1/files/2012/07/choudhuri_2010.pdf

http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~george/ay21/qso.txt

http://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/March03/Freedman/frames.html

http://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Peebles1/frames.html

http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0209504

http://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Bothun2/frames.html

http://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Narlikar2/frames.html

http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/9905116

Overviews:

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=13438&page=30 (modern nuclear science discoveries and directions)

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=10993&page=5 (plasma physics)

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=10583&page=9 (neutrinos)

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=10544&page=34 (high energy density)

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=10079&page=9 (big questions)

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=9680&page=24 (general relativity and gravitational physics)

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=6288&page=19 (nuclear physics)

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=6045&page=16(modern elementary particle physics/quarks, supersymmetry etc)

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=12951&page=9 (current reseach in astro)

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=13117&page=31 (planetary science)

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=11937&page=11 (search for life in Mars)

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=11636&page=1 (history of cosmology)

http://www.amazon.com/Universe-Roger-Freedman/dp/142923153X

http://www.amazon.com/Investigating-Astronomy-Conceptual-View-Universe/dp/142921063X

http://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Stellar-Astrophysics-Francis-LeBlanc/dp/0470699566

http://www.amazon.com/Astrophysics-Nutshell-Princeton-Dan-Maoz/dp/0691125848

http://www.amazon.com/Most-Incomprehensible-Thing-Introduction-Mathematics-ebook/dp/B008JRJ1VK/ref=s…

http://www.digital-university.org/free-topics-in-tensors-analysis-videos

http://www.amazon.com/Discovering-Universe-Neil-F-Comins/dp/1464140863/

https://archive.org/

A Student’s Guide To The Mathematics Of Astronomy, Daniel Fleisch & Julia Krenegow

Classical Mechanics, 2nd edition, H. Golstein, ISBN-0-201-0298-9-198/Published by Addison-Wesley, or any newer edition

An Introduction to modern astrophysics, B.W. Carroll & D.A. Ostile, Published by Pearson ISBN 0-8053-0402-9, 2007

The physics of stars, A.C.Phillips, Published by Wiley, 2nd ed. ISBN 0-471-98798-0, 1999

Planetary sciences, I. de Pater & J.J. Lissauer, Published by Cambridge. 2nd ed. ISBN 978-0-521-85371-2, 2010

Introduction to nuclear physics and chemistry, B.G. Harvey, Published by Prentice-Hall. 1962, ISBN 9781258384869

A first course in general relativity, B. Schutz. Published by Cambridge, 2nd ed. ISBN 978-0-521-88705-2,2009

Quantum mechanics, C. Cohen-Tannoudji, B. Diu & F. Laloe. Published by Wiley. ISBN 978-0-471-16433-3,2005

Symmetry: An introduction to group theory and its applications, R. McWeeny. Published by Dover. ISBN 978-0-486-42182-7, 2002

Tensors, differential forms, and variational principles, D. Lovelock & H. Rund. Published by Dover. ISBN 978-0-486-65840-7, 1988

The absolute differential calculus, T. Levi-Civita. Published by Dover. ISBN 978-0-486-63401-2, 2013

Introduction to elementary particles, D. Griffiths. Published by Wiley, 2nd edition. ISBN 978-3-527-40601-2, 2008

 

Glossaries

http://www.teachastronomy.com/glossary

http://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Glossary/Glossary_A.html

http://stardate.org/astro-guide/astroglossary

http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/astronomy/letters/

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/glossary/

http://www.atnf.csiro.au/outreach/education/senior/astrophysics/astrophysics_glossary.html

http://astrobites.org/guides/guide-to-astrophysical-software/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_astronomy

http://www.martindalecenter.com/Calculators3A_1_Ast.html

 

Sky Maps

http://www.skymaps.com/downloads.html

http://www.skymaponline.net/

https://www.fourmilab.ch/yoursky/

 

Constellations

http://www.iau.org/public/themes/constellations/

http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/

http://www.stellarium.org/wiki/index.php/Sky_cultures

 

Planetaria Online

http://www.stellarium.org/

http://www.ap-i.net/skychart/en/start

http://www.astrosurf.com/c2a/

http://astronomy.starrynight.com/

http://www.ap-i.net/skychart

http://www.ap-i.net/skychart/en/start

http://www.shatters.net/celestia

 

Map of Motions in The Nearby Universe

http://phys.org/news/2013-06-video-motions-nearby-universe.html

 

Google Mars

http://www.google.com/mars/

 

Online Telescopes

http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/

http://www.telescope.org/

http://www.itelescope.net/all-sky-cameras

http://www.slooh.com/

http://mo-www.cfa.harvard.edu/MicroObservatory/

http://www.itelescope.net/

 

Space Weather

http://www.spaceweather.com

http://hesperia.gsfc.nasa.gov/sftheory/spaceweather.htm

http://soho.nascom.nasa.gov/spaceweather/

http://iswa.gsfc.nasa.gov/iswa/iSWA.html

http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/

 

International Space Station

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/#.VOlgpfmUfCs

 

Magazines/Space News Sites

http://www.nasa.gov/http://physicsworld.com/

http://www.newscientist.com/

http://www.astronomy.com/

http://hubblesite.org/

http://www.sciencedaily.com/

https://cosmosmagazine.com/

http://www.space.com/news/

http://www.astrobio.net/

http://www.astronomynow.com/

https://www.quantamagazine.org/tag/astrophysics/

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/

http://www.mikebrownsplanets.com/

http://www.sciencemag.org

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-educational

 

Academic papers/Articles

http://physics.aps.org/

www.axiv.org

http://www.researchgate.net/

http://iopscience.iop.org/?gclid=CKTMv87O3sMCFYYrjgodYHAAag

http://adswww.harvard.edu/

http://www.aanda.org/

http://www.annualreviews.org/

http://www.sciencedirect.com/

http://www.nature.com/

http://www.plosone.org/browse/astronomical_sciences

http://www.annualreviews.org/eprint/2sVdmBK5SPYJgEVahySH/full/10.1146/annurev-astro-081309-130811

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1977Ap%26SS..51..153W

http://www.lpi.usra.edu/books/CometsII/7031.pdf

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/338/6107/651.short

http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1208/1208.4694.pdf

 

Free Physics Lectures

http://www.perimeterinstitute.ca/video-library/collection/perimeter-institute-public-lecture-series?…

 

FAQ Cosmology

http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~wright/cosmology_faq.html

 

Astronomy/astrophysics/physics/ sites:

http://astro.unl.edu/

http://www.teachastronomy.com/

https://kerbalspaceprogram.com/

http://en.spaceengine.org/

http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr162/lect/index.html

http://www.astronomynotes.com/cosmolgy/

http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy.html

https://www.slackerastronomy.org/wordpress/

http://blog.planethunters.org/

http://orbit.medphys.ucl.ac.uk/

http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/

http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/

http://astronomyonline.org/

http://www.startalkradio.net/

http://www.braeunig.us/space/orbmech.htm

http://cosmoquest.org/blog/365daysofastronomy/

https://www.habworlds.org/about/

http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~wright/cosmolog.htm

http://umdphysics.umd.edu/

http://www.ursusmajor.ch/downloads/spectroscopic-atlas-5_0-english.pdf

http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Welcome_to_UT_Astrophysics%21

http://www.astronomynotes.com/solarsys/s16.htm

http://physics.about.com/od/astronomy/

http://www.futuretimeline.net/

http://www.slooh.com/

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/

http://www.nasa.gov/

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/kepler.html

http://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/gaia/home

http://gaia.ub.edu/

http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/astronomy/

http://mintaka.sdsu.edu/GF/

http://physlink.com/

http://www.plosone.org/browse/astronomical_sciences

http://stardate.org/

http://www.lpi.usra.edu/

http://hubblesite.org/

http://astronomy.osu.edu/

http://casa.colorado.edu/

http://exoplanets.org/

http://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/index.html

http://arxiv.org/abs/1401.1814

http://symposia.obs.carnegiescience.edu/series/symposium2/proceedings.html

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/General_Astronomy

http://chandra.harvard.edu/index.html

 

Physics Simulations

https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/physics

http://www.testtubegames.com/gravity.html

http://www.stefanom.org/spc/#

http://io9.com/a-simple-experiment-that-finally-explains-just-what-g-1681005931?utm_campaign=socialf…

http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/renaissance/retrograde.html (retrograde motion)

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/ssm/animations/configurationsSimulator.html (orbits interaction)

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/motion2/animations/ce_hc.html

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/esp/animations/radialVelocitySimulator.html (EXOPLANET SIMULATOR)

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/motion2/animations/ce_hc.html (rotating sky)

http://www.starrynight.com/

http://orbit.medphys.ucl.ac.uk/

 

Positional Astronomy

http://www.stjarnhimlen.se/comp/tutorial.html

http://msi.nga.mil/MSISiteContent/StaticFiles/NAV_PUBS/APN/Chapt-15.pdf

http://astunit.com/astunit_tutorial.php?topic=positional

http://astronavigationdemystified.com/latitude-from-the-midday-sun/

http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/astronomy/topics/ObservationalAstronomy.html

http://www2.astro.psu.edu/users/rbc/astro501.html

http://www.rmg.co.uk/explore/astronomy-and-time/astronomy-facts/instruments/positional-astronomy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_rBl_dIbNs

http://www.starrynight.com/ (sky simulations)

http://www.salzgeber.at/index.html (Milky Way)

http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/M45STLmosaic.html (Messier 45 The Pleiades)

http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/M15.html (M15, Globular Cluster in Pegasus)

http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/M42-BYU.html (M42, The Orion Nebula)

http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/M57-HST-Gendler.html (M57 The Ring Nebula)

http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/M31Page.html (M31 The Great Galaxy in Andromeda)

http://astro.berkeley.edu/bait/public_html/calstar/bear1.html (Albireo–the Cal Star)

http://astro.wsu.edu/worthey/astro/html/lec-celestial-sph.html (Celestial Sphere)

http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/coordsmotion/radecdemo.html (Celestial Sphere Animation)

http://www.jgiesen.de/elevaz/basics/index.htm (Basics of Positional Astronomy)

http://celestialnavigation.net/navigational-astronomy/

http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/coordsmotion/celestialhorizon.html

http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/coordsmotion/altazimuth.html (simulation:azimuth/altitude)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Analemma

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/motion3/animations/siderealSolarTime.html

http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/lunarcycles/synodiclag.html

 

Real Science Online

www.zooniverse.org

http://www.planethunters.org/

 

Search For Extraterrestrial life

http://www.seti.org/

http://www.astrobio.net/

http://www.seti.net/

http://weti-institute.org/index.html

http://weti-institute.org/mission.html

 

Search For Habitable Planets

http://kepler.nasa.gov/

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/kepler/main/#.U1hVZVfihyw

 

How To Choose A Telescope/Astro Binoculars

http://www.rasc.ca/education/telescope-basics

http://stargazerslounge.com/

http://www.astronomyforum.net/activity.php?s=120df5342ada509c43150a5b81543375

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amateur_telescope_making

 

Astrophotography

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astrophotography

http://www.astropix.com/HTML/I_ASTROP/TOC_AP.HTM

https://www.youtube.com/user/DugDog

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_trail

http://www.psq.org.au/CreatingStarTrails.pdf

http://www.markus-enzweiler.de/StarStaX/StarStaX.html

http://www.artdeciel.com/astrophotography-featured-pioneer.aspx

http://www.amateurastrophotography.net/

http://www.budgetastro.net/astro-links.html

 

History of Astronomy

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_astronomy

http://www.shpltd.co.uk/jha.html

https://astro.uni-bonn.de/~pbrosche/astoria.html

http://casswww.ucsd.edu/archive/public/tutorial/History.html

 

Conferences/Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K60F97qChKg (Topology, Geometry and Life in Three Dimensions/Royal Institution/Caroline Series)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q944yL8wSFE (Mysteries of Matter at the LHC/2014/Royal Institution/Pippa Wells)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFxPMMkhHuA Dark Matter is Not Enough/Royal Institution)

 

Sci Fi Books

http://bestsciencefictionbooks.com/top-25-best-science-fiction-books.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo_Award_for_Best_Novel

 

Videos

http://www.spacetelescope.org/videos/viewall/

http://www.khanacademy.org/science/cosmology-and-astronomy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FEjrStgcF8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERKx3Oa2omo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSVv40M2aks (Five years of filming the sun)

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Accelerating Universe

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accelerating_universe

Asteroids

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0019103509000554

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroid

http://www.space.com/51-asteroids-formation-discovery-and-exploration.html

Asteroid Belt

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v505/n7485/full/nature12908.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroid_belt

http://hpcc.astro.washington.edu/stawarz/orbres.html

Aurora

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora

Big Bang

http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/136860/did-the-big-bang-happen-at-a-point

http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/seuforum/faq.htm#e1

http://map.gsfc.nasa.gov/universe/bb_concepts.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Bang

http://phys.org/news/2015-02-big-quantum-equation-universe.html

Black Hole

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_hole

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawking_radiation

http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/animations/blackholes.html

Bloated Hot Jupiters

http://www.exoclimes.com/topics/bloated-hot-jupiters/

Cavendish Experiment

http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/circles/Lesson-3/Cavendish-and-the-Value-of-G

Celestial Sphere

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celestial_sphere

Chemosynthesis

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemosynthesis

Convective Heat Transfer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convective_heat_transfer

Core Collapse/Disk Instability

http://ptp.oxfordjournals.org/content/64/2/544.short

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/276/5320/1836.short

Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recombination_(cosmology)

Cosmic Web

http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130810063645.htm

http://www.interactions.org/quantumuniverse/qu/questions/q2.html

http://www.universetoday.com/110687/cosmologists-cast-doubt-on-inflation-evidence/

http://arxiv.org/abs/1306.3239

http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Planck/Planck_gravitational_waves_remain_elusive

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Unified_Theory

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130810063645.htm

Cosmological Constant

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmological_constant

Cosmological Principle

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmological_principle

Critical Density

http://www.astronomynotes.com/cosmolgy/s9.htm

http://www.physlink.com/Education/AskExperts/ae252.cfm

Dark Matter

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_matter

Doppler effect

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doppler_effect

Eclipse

http://www.mwit.ac.th/~physicslab/hbase/images/eclip.gif

Earth History

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Earth

Energy

http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/GR/energy_gr.html

Energy Sources

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archaea

http://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Methanogens

Entropy

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entropy

Equation Of State

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equation_of_state_%28cosmology%29

Event Horizon

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Event_horizon

Exoplanet Spectroscopy

http://arxiv.org/abs/1403.4602

http://arxiv.org/abs/1402.1169

Expanding universe

http://www.astronomynotes.com/cosmolgy/s9.htm

http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/C/Critical+Density

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/astro/fried.html

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/astro/hubble.html

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/astro/hubble.html#c2

http://www.physlink.com/Education/AskExperts/ae252.cfm

Fermi Gas

http://folk.ntnu.no/ioverbo/TFY4250/til8eng.pdf

Flat universe

http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/images/universe_geometry.gif

Friedmann Equations

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedmann_equations#Density_parameter

Galactic Globular Cluster System

http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.astro.34.1.461?journalCode=astro

Galileo Probe

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galileo_%28spacecraft%29#Galileo_Probe

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/272/5263/846.short

http://www.researchgate.net/publication/14571577 (The Galileo probe mass spectrometer composition of Jupiter%27s atmosphere)

General Relativity

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_relativity#Light_deflection_and_gravitational_time_delay

http://preposterousuniverse.com/grnotes/grtinypdf.pdf

Geometry of the Universe

http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr162/lect/cosmology/geometry.html

Grand Tack

http://arxiv.org/pdf/1201.5177.pdfc

Gravitational Constant

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravitational_constant

Gravitational Lensing

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravitational_lens

Gravitational Redshift

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravitational_redshift

Gravitational Time Dilation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravitational_time_dilation

Gravity

http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/basics/BasicsSpaceFlt2.php

Gravity Simulator

http://www.testtubegames.com/gravity.html

http://www.stefanom.org/spc/#

http://io9.com/a-simple-experiment-that-finally-explains-just-what-g-1681005931?utm_campaign=socialf…

Green Flash

http://www.atmo.arizona.edu/students/courselinks/spring13/atmo170a1s1/1S1P_stuff/atmos_optical_pheno…

http://youtu.be/lwus2nqU0SY

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absolute_threshold

http://mintaka.sdsu.edu/GF/

Hohmann Transfer Orbit

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hohmann_transfer_orbit

Hubble Constant

http://arxiv.org/abs/1004.1856

http://arxiv.org/abs/0709.3924

Hubble’s Law

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubble%27s_law

Inflation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equation_of_state_%28cosmology%29

Interior of Giant Planets

http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0502068

Jupiter

http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1879MNRAS..40…86N

Kepler’s Laws

http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/circles/Lesson-4/Kepler-s-Three-Laws

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/kepler.html

Kuiper Belt

http://www.lpi.usra.edu/books/CometsII/7004.pdf

Lagrange Points

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1964AJ…..69..165D

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interplanetary_Transport_Network

Lapse Rate

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lapse_rate

Libration

http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a000000/a004200/a004236/phases_2015_plain_720p30.webmhd.webm

http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=4236

Life

http://www.nasa.gov/vision/universe/starsgalaxies/life%27s_working_definition.html

http://isotope.colorado.edu/~geol3300/Sagan%20Definitions%20of%20life.pdf

http://www.astrobio.net/news-exclusive/defining-life/

Loop Quantum Gravity

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loop_quantum_gravity

Magnetic Field

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamo_theory

http://www-ssc.igpp.ucla.edu/personnel/russell/papers/jup_mag/ (Jupiter)

Measuring and Modeling the Universe

http://symposia.obs.carnegiescience.edu/series/symposium2/proceedings.html

Multiverse

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiverse

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eternal_inflation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brane_cosmology

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four-dimensional_space

https://www.google.lk/search?q=Quantum+superposition&oq=Quantum+superposition&aqs=chrome..69i57.9851…

Near Earth Object Program

http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/

Nice Model

https://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=morbidelli+levison+tsiganis+gomes++nature&btnG=&hl=en&as_sdt=0%…

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-palomar-mike-brown-20140321-dto-htmlstory.html

Observable Universe

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Particle_horizon

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observable_universe

Orbit

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/ssm/animations/configurationsSimulator.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orbit

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/orbit.html

http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/orbits/

Orbital Mechanics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orbital_mechanics

http://www.braeunig.us/space/orbmech.htm

Orbital Resonance

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orbital_resonance

http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/72538/for-two-planets-in-a-21-mean-motion-resonance-where…

Orbits and Tidal Forces

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tidal_force

http://www.astro.umd.edu/~dcr/reprints/richardson_icarus134,47.pdf

http://www.nytimes.com/1992/11/27/us/moon-is-blamed-for-blips-in-a-particle-accelerator.html

http://spacemath.gsfc.nasa.gov/blackh/4Page33.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaghettification

Photosynthesis

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photosynthesis

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cellular_respiration#Aerobic_respiration

Precession

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlVgEoZDjok

http://www.fisica.edu.uy/~gallardo/mece/Roy.pdf

Quantum Field Theory In Curved Spacetime

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_field_theory_in_curved_spacetime

Quantum Mechanics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_mechanics

Radiation

Black Body Radiation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-body_radiation

Electromagnetic Radiation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromagnetic_radiation

Radiometric Dating

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radiometric_dating

http://facstaff.gpc.edu/~pgore/geology/geo102/radio.htm

http://anthro.palomar.edu/time/time_5.htm

http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/dating.html

http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2015/jan/30/nailing-the-half-life-of-iron-60ue

Recombination

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recombination_(cosmology)

Relativity

http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/GR/centre.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_matterAstmospheric Escape

http://www.suntrek.org/earth-beyond/earths-energy-resources/measuring-work-energy.shtml

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atmospheric_escapegical

Relativity and Black Hole

http://casa.colorado.edu/~ajsh/relativity.html

Retrograde Motion

http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/renaissance/retrograde.html

Rogue Planets

http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogue_planet

Rotating Sky

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/motion2/animations/ce_hc.html

Singularity

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravitational_singularity

Spacetime

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spacetime

https://www.quantamagazine.org/20150106-scientists-conjure-curves-from-flatness/

http://www.iac.es/divulgacion.php?op1=16&id=912&lang=en

Space curvature

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/astro/fried.html#c2

Spaghettification

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaghettification

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGn_w-3pjMc

String Theory

http://www.superstringtheory.com/blackh/blackh4.html

Sun

http://www.space.com/17001-how-big-is-the-sun-size-of-the-sun.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dv6OtEnIAQk

Supernovae and Cosmology

http://arxiv.org/abs/0802.4154

Terrestrial Planets

http://arxiv.org/abs/1208.4694

Thermodynamics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermodynamics

Transit

http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~pogge/Ast161/Unit4/venussun.html (Venus)

Water

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemical_polarity

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrogen_bond#Hydrogen_bonds_in_water

http://www.worldofmolecules.com/solvents/water.htm

Yarkovsky and Yorp Effects

http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.earth.34.031405.125154

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In French:

http://www.automatesintelligents.com/biblionet/2014/oct/univers_est_il_unique.html

http://www.futura-sciences.com/videos/d/interview-futur-lsst-nous-renseignera-energie-noire-657/

Aurelien Barrau/Video Conference Multiverse:

http://www.arts-et-metiers.net/musee/invite-preciser-1

http://www.astrosurf.com/c2a/

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Some other recommendations

 

Space Engine

https://kerbalspaceprogram.com

www.astronomyonline.org

Stars, Galaxies, and cosmology http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr162/lect/index.html

Film from the Royal Institution: Dark Matter is Not Enough. Good Fun. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFxPMMkhHuA

Susskind’s The theoretical minimum. http://theoreticalminimum.com/home

Youtube: Michio Kaku: The Universe in a

Nutshell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NbBjNiw4tk

Youtube: Dark Matter ; the Undetectable

Mass https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBDsvf0CFGI

Youtube: Nasa Goddard Chanel https://www.youtube.com/user/NASAexplorer

Astrobiology Magazine http://www.astrobio.net/

Planet Hunters http://www.planethunters.org/

Future Timeline http://www.futuretimeline.net/

Slooh Community Observatory http://www.slooh.com/

WorldWide Telescope – Microsoft Research http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/

ESA Gaia http://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/gaia/home

GAIA UB http://gaia.ub.edu/

The Chemical Universe – The Periodic Table for

Astronomy http://www.chandra.harvard.edu/resources/flash/periodic_tables.html

The Richard Walker Amateur Spectroscopic Atlas http://www.ursusmajor.ch/downloads/spectroscopic-atlas-5_0-english.pdf

http://www.plosone.org/browse/astronomical_sciences

 

Credits: This list is compiled as part of the course, ‘Introduction to Astronomy’ currently on at Coursera, being taught by Professor Ronen Plesser @ Duke University and his teaching staff.

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