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Swift Related Outreach Links


  • Swift Gamma Ray Explorer
    This link connects to Dr. Giuliana Giobbi's astronomy website. Dr. Giobbi discusses the Swift Gamma Ray Explorer (in both English and Italian).
  • Gamma-Ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST)
    is an international and multi-agency mission planned for launch in 2006. It will study the cosmos looking at objects that emit high energy wavelengths of light.
  • The Swift Italian X-ray and Gamma-ray outreach site
    Outreach site (in Italian) for x- and gamma-ray astronomy missions, including GLAST and Swift.
  • Imagine the Universe!
    This link connects to the information about gamma-ray bursts found in NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Imagine the Universe! website. Be sure to check out the "Gamma Ray Bursts Booklet" link!
  • Science @ NASA
    This link connects to the information about gamma-ray bursts found in the stories archived in the Science@ NASA website. Be sure to look for new stories which may appear at any time!
  • Star Child
    Star Child is a site dedicated to educating children about basic astronomical phenomena, such as why the planets don't fly off into space. It is a perfect site for the inquisitive young mind.
  • The Space Place
    Space Place is a fun site for kids to learn about space. There are games and fun materials available to download. Also available in Spanish: http://spaceplace.jpl.nasa.gov/sp/kids/index.shtml
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day - One of the most popular sites at NASA! A different picture of our fascinating universe every day. (All Ages)
  • Science Question of the Week - A project done by Goddard where scientists comes up with a different physics/astronomy question every week and then give a detailed answer to it. This question is about Swift and how it got its name.
  • Phil Evans Twitter feed - (Unofficial) tweets from a scientist working on the Swift satellite.
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