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XMM-Newton Education and Public Outreach
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X-ray Astronomy

To understand X-ray astronomy, it is necessary to talk about light and how it works. The Imagine the Universe! website hosted at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has a great tutorial about the electromagnetic spectrum, and how astronomers are just now starting to see the Universe in its full range of colors. The pages listed below are just a sample of the information at that wonderful site.

fancy list bullet The electromagnetic spectrum
fancy list bullet Multiwavelength astronomy
fancy list bullet The world of X-ray astronomy
fancy list bullet Images, spectra, and light curves.


If you have any questions concerning XMM-Newton send e-mail to xmmhelp@athena.gsfc.nasa.gov.

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