Astronomy Subject Gateway

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Article Databases (7 items)

Use these searching tools to identify articles in journals, newspapers, and other sources. All the databases provide citations to the material, many provide abstracts and many provide access to the full-text of the articles.

Off-campus access to most of these resources will require you to validate with your 14-digit library bar code. It's the number printed on your TU OneCard. Don't have your 14-digit library bar code handy? Click the button below, then enter your TU username and password and we'll show it to you:

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Major Databases
· IngentaConnect About
· Science Citation Index Expanded 1995- / Web of Science About
· ScienceDirect About
Other Databases:
· Academic Search [Ebsco] About
· ebrary Academic Complete About
Other Electronic Resources:
· Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography. 2008, 26 volumes About
· Encyclopedia of Scientific Principles, Laws and Theories About

Web Sites (25 items)

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· A Space Library - Computer graphics resources on the solar system and NASA space missions.
· Astronomical Society of the Pacific:Education
· Astronomy Net
· Earth & Moon Viewer
· Hubble Site - Images, news and fact sheets from the Hubble Space Telescope.
· Los Alamos National Laboratory e-Print arXiv - Full-text archive and distribution server for research papers in physics and related disciplines.
· NASA Hi-Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center - Provides access to archival data, analysis software, documentation, and expertise for gamma-ray, X-ray, and extreme ultraviolet observations of cosmic (non-solar) sources.
· NASA Planetary Data System - Archives and distributes digital data from past and present NASA planetary missions, astronomical observations, and laboratory measurements.
· National Science Foundation Division of Astronomical Sciences - The leading federal agency for ground-based astronomy and support of research facilities.
· Near Earth Object Program
· Nine Planets
· NOAA Space Environment Center - Real-time monitoring and forecasting of solar and geophysical events, research and educational materials in solar-terrestrial physics.
· Origins Education Outreach - Compendium of information on cosmology and the origins, structure and evolution of the universe.
· Sloan Digital Sky Survey - Detailed optical images covering a quarter of the night sky, with galleries, articles and online tools for research and education.
· Space Physics Textbook
· Space Science Homepage - News and coverage of NASA missions and research in space science.
· SpaceRef
· StarDate Online
· The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopedia
· U.S. Naval Observatory - Online data and publications for time-keeping and astronomical data for fundamental astronomy.
· Views of the Solar System
· Windows to the Universe
· World of Astronomy
· You Be the Astrophysicist - Interactive site for learning about astronomy and astrophysics.
· Your Sky

Selected Journals (9 items)

Off-campus access to these resources will require you to validate with your 14-digit library bar code. It's the number printed on your TU OneCard. Don't have your 14-digit library bar code handy? Click the button below, then enter your TU username and password and we'll show it to you:

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· Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics
· Astronomical Journal
· Earth and Planetary Science Letters
· Icarus
· Mercury
· Meteoritics & Planetary Science
· New Astronomy
· Science
· Tectonics

To identify other journals available at Cook Library, you may search our list of print and electronic journals.

Subject Guide: Astronomy / Albert S. Cook Library
http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/getResourcesBySubject.cfm?subjectID=73
Last revised: July 16, 2012

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