Astronomy and Astrophysics on the Web

The following links will take you to web sites which are especially useful, informative, and entertaining.

The Nature of the Universe Great Debate in 1998
The Great Shapley-Curtis Debate of 1920 on the Scale of the Universe
Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive
Hubble Space Telescope Images
Color Photographs from the Anglo-Australian Observatory
National Radio Astronomy Observatory: Very Large Array
European Southern Observatory: Very Large Telescope (Optical)
Advanced X-ray Telescope Facility (AXAF) Science Center
Laser Gravitational-wave Interferometer Observatory (LIGO)
Sudbury Neutrino Observatory
STScI Digitized Sky Survey: The Whole Sky, gif or fits
Virtual Trips to Black Holes and Neutron Stars (MPEG movies)
Colliding Galaxies Movies
The MACHO Dark Matter Search Project
Center for Particle Astrophysics: "Dark Matter" hypertext

Very useful but less entertaining

Los Alamos Preprint Server ("astro-ph")
NASA Astrophysics Data System ABSTRACT SERVICE
Harvard's Astronomy 45 Classnotes
Celestial Coordinates and all that from 8.13-4 (PDF)

Less useful but more entertaining

The Milky Way at 7 different wavelengths FREE poster
COBE Legacy: FREE poster

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