Expanded View



Expanded View introduces the electromagnetic spectrum and multi-wavelength observation with examples from three great orbiting telescopes: Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra.


Audiences learn how images are captured and what the colors tell us about composition of deep sky objects. Expanded View is intended to illustrate the importance of multi-wavelength observation by describing how NASAs Great Observatories work together.


Topics include electromagnetic spectrum, how astronomers use light to study the universe, scientific ways of knowing, process of science


Recommended Audience

grades 9 - 12, adults

Recorded portion

23 min


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