Title Imagine the universe! [electronic resource] / prepared by Laura A. Whitlock [and others] ; produced by the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center.
Publication Greenbelt, Md. : High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center, [1998]
Edition Version second.
Description 1 computer optical disc : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + user guide (16 pages ; 12 cm)
4 3/4 in. IBM or compatible PC; Windows 3.1 (or higher) or Windows 95 or Windows NT; Internet browser (MS Explorer available on disc); QuickTime video software (available as part of browser software on disc); Indeo compression software (available as part of browser software on disc); CD-ROM drive; sound card; color monitor.
optical
program file QuickTime
System Req System requirements (IBM): IBM or compatible PC; Windows 3.1 (or higher) or Windows 95 or Windows NT; Internet browser (MS Explorer available on disc); QuickTime video software (available as part of browser software on disc); Indeo compression software (available as part of browser software on disc); CD-ROM drive; sound card; color monitor.
System requirements (Macintosh); Macintosh computer; System 7.1 or higher; Internet browser (MS Explorer available on disc); QuickTime video software (available as part of browser software on disc); Indeo compression software (available as part of browser software on disc); CD-ROM drive; sound card; color monitor.
Note Title from disc label.
Ed. statment from container.
"This CD-ROM reflects the contents of the 'Imagine the Universe!' web site as it existed in January 1998"--Container.
"April, 1998"--T.p., user guide.
Shipping list: 98-0042-E.
The AstroCappella songs section of the CD was funded by a grant from the NASA Initiative to Develop Education through Astronomy and Space Science (IDEAS) Grant Program.
File Type ISO 9660 format.
System Req Disc characteristics: CD-ROM.
Summary Provides students, teachers, and the general public with an insight into the use of high-energy astrophysics to probe the structure and evolution of th universe. Includes the contents of six interactive Internet websites (without hypertext links) that are geared toward space sciences education at every reading and learning level.
Contents Imagine the universe -- Star child -- The Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer learning center -- The cosmic and heliospheric learning center -- Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory learning center -- AstroCappella.
Subject Astronomy -- Interactive multimedia.
Astronomy -- Study and teaching -- Interactive multimedia.
Outer space -- Exploration -- Interactive multimedia.
X-ray astronomy -- Interactive multimedia.
Cosmic rays -- Interactive multimedia.
Astrophysics -- Interactive multimedia.
Gamma ray astronomy -- Interactive multimedia.
Astronomy -- Songs and music -- Interactive multimedia.
Addl. Author Whitlock, Laura A.
High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center.

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