Seven chapters describe an interstellar journey through time and scientific work on how planetary systems form. The online article includes Q and A's, news updates, and video clips. The article is organized by a timeline.
Contibutions from the Kepler program. Includes two colorful sketchnote style infographics.
Monitor our planet's vital signs, such as sea level height, atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration and Antarctic ozone. Trace the movement of water around the globe using the gravity map from NASA's GRACE satellites. Spot volcanic eruptions and forest fires using the carbon monoxide vital sign. Check out the hottest and coldest locations on Earth with the global surface temperature map. Observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.
Eyes on the Solar System lets you explore the planets, their moons, asteroids, comets and the spacecraft exploring them from 1950 to 2050. Eyes on Exoplanets will fly you to any planet you wish—as long as it’s far beyond our solar system. Look at more than 1,000 exotic planets known to orbit distant stars.
Lyle Tavernier, Educational Technology Specialist at NASA/JPL, defines what makes an Earth-like exoplanet; provides opportunities for students to practice math skills in upper elementary and middle school, and gives high school students a practical application of Kepler’s third law of planetary motion; and provides a list of additional resources including activities, multimedia, and interactive. #exoplanets