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Black Holes
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- Chandra X-ray Observatory Center - homepage for the orbiting X-ray observatory. Includes news, status, photos, and background information. Additional information can be found at NASA's Chandra news site.
- W.M. Keck Observatory - located on the summit of Hawaii's dormant Mauna Kea volcano and home to the world's largest optical and and infrared telescopes.
- Black Holes and Beyond - overview of black hole formation, anatomy, detection and more; from the University of Illinois.
- Black Holes FAQ - brief answers to commonly asked basic questions.
- Falling into a Black Hole - uses short animations and text to explore approaching and falling into a black hole, along with related topics of Schwarzschild geometry and Hawking radiation.
- Jillian's Guide to Black Holes - black hole formation, types, inside, outside, detection, and references.
- Stephen Hawking's Universe: Black Holes - basic information from the PBS television show.
- UCLA Division of Astronomy and Astrophysics - research areas include solar physics, cosmology, stellar astronomy, and extragalactic studies.
- Astronomy Picture of the Day: Black Holes - several educational photos.
- Virtual Trips to Black Holes and Neutron Stars - brief computer-generated animations.
- The Naked Singularity: A Physics Project - high school student project exploring black holes.
- NASA - homepage.