Imagine the Universe! Special Exhibits
Several times a year, we have special exhibits on our site. These
exhibits focus on an exciting topic which deserves some special attention.
Other Special Exhibits
Anniversary Imagine the Universe! - A retrospective of what we
knew when the Imagine site debuted in 1996 and what we knew at our
10th Anniversary in 2006.
A collection of video clips which highlight different phenomena in
Solve the mysteries of the Universe!
- You be the Astrophysicist
Determine the mass of a black hole, find the
velocity of the Andromeda Galaxy, or determine
the size of a star.
Satellites, past, present and future, which make the discoveries that
drive our knowledge of the energetic Universe.
The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope (Fermi) is the latest high energy gamma-ray observatory launched by NASA. It is designed to study energetic phenomena from a variety of celestial sources.
- Showcase Archive
Meet the people behind the science!
- Dr. Ed Wollack
Ed Wollack discovered very early on in life that he truly enjoyed making things, pondering over puzzles, and playing with light. Perhaps it's not surprising that these interests led him to become an astrophysicist, developing instruments that have helped see the edges of the known universe.
- Dr. John Baker
Understanding the extreme gravity in the merger of black holes -- as predicted by Einstein -- is what drives John's research.
- Featured Scientists Archive
Special objects and images in high-energy astronomy.
On The Edge
A look at the different research groups that are putting the pieces of
high-energy astronomy together.