Newfoundland and Labrador
Natural Sciences Links
Astronomy and Space
- To compile an extensive reference resource for students of the natural
history of Canada's easternmost province.
Always under construction! Please check back periodically.
All links checked October 30, 2005.
Page last updated October 30, 2005.
- Astronomy and Space Science
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- Biology and Ecology: Animals: Invertebrates
- Biology and Ecology: Animals: Vertebrates
- Biology and Ecology: Plants, Lichens, Fungi, Protists, Bacteria and Viruses
- Biology and Ecology: Miscellaneous Topics
Sites with Natural Sciences Content
- Earth Science
- Environmental Issues, Conservation, and Park Reserves
- Lists of Links
Periodicals, Books and Media Online
- Newsgroups, Listservs, FTP Sites, and Blogs
- Organizations, Associations and Agencies
Tools, Directories, and Other Useful Resources
- Species at Risk
- Young People
this Page - "Astronomy and Space Science":
Agencies, Institutions, and Associations
and Space - General
and Space - Lists of Links
Deep Space, the Universe, and Astrophysics
History of Astronomy
Novas and Supernovas
SETI - Search for Extraterrestrial
Life and Intelligence
- SETI Institute The home for scientific
research in the general field of Life in the Universe with an emphasis on the
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI).
- Earth and
Moon Viewer Unique virtual views of both the earth and the moon from
space. Site navigation may be a bit of a chore at first. Hang in there!
- Astronomy 161:
The Solar System A comprehensive course in solar system astronomy. Excellent.
Planets [The]: A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System Tremendous site!
- NASA's Planetary
Project Home Page Communication with Pioneer 10 concluded at the end
of March, 1997. The craft is about the same distance from earth, as the
two Voyagers are [see: below]!
Planets Visible This Month, [The] Concise. Useful.
System Live An interactive site that gives up-to-the-minute relative
positions of the planets! Fairly technical! Lots of numbers.
- Solar System Simulator A NASA/JPL/Caltech
spyglass on the cosmos. A mixture of space-related images and programs to help you
visualize the Solar System, and NASA space missions, using computer graphics. Want to
see what Jupiter looks like from its moon Io, or maybe from its neighbour Saturn,
at this very moment, or maybe three months ago? How about a closeup of the surface of
the Martian moon Phobos? No problem. Totally awesome!
of the Solar System Awesome photographs; excellent documentation.
Project Information As of Dec. 12, 1997, Voyager 1 and 2 were 10.41 and
8.13 BILLION kilometres from Earth, respectively; and both were STILL returning
- Welcome to the Planets
Profiles of the planets, as well as many of NASA's spacecraft. Super site.
From NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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