Where Are the Black Holes (and how do we know?)

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Where Are the Black Holes (and how do we know?)

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  • Child, Teen, Adult

Using magnets and magnetic marbles, demonstrate the effect black holes have on nearby stars.

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    Webinar: Getting Sucked In: Black Holes Outreach

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    • Teen, Adult

    Join NOVA and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific on Tuesday, May 22 at 6pm Pacific/9pm Eastern a webinar exploring one of the cosmos' greatest mysteries: black holes.


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    Girl Scouts Resources

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    • Adult

    Here you'll find resources for amateur astronomers to support the Girl Scout Space Science badges and make meaningful connections with the girls.


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    NSN Webinar: Humanity's First Visit to a Star

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    • Teen, Adult

    NSN members joined us on May 15, when Dr. Nicola Fox, the project scientist for NASA's Parker Solar Probe, shared details about this upcoming mission that will directly experience the solar atmosphere.


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