Big Explosions and Strong Gravity

BESG Photo Archive

2010

Girls attempt to determine which element bottles represent which opjects Girls attempt to determine which element bottles represent which opjects Girls raise their hands as they participate in a Big Explosions and Strong Gravity event
A girl looks at the lights in a room through her spectroscope A girl looks at the sky through her spectroscope A volunteer has just imploded a can during Supernova Explosions
Girls hold balloons representing different sizes of stars A girl prepares to drop a ball during Supernova Explosions A girl prepares to drop a ball during Supernova Explosions
A volunteer fastens a glowstick necklace around a girl's neck Girls with glowstick necklaces prepare to orbit each other as stars and black holes The paths of glow stick necklaces are shown when room lights are off

2008

Older girl helpers count their element trail mix Girls line up with balloons representing different types of stars Older girl helper uses a ball and a Hoberman sphere to demonstrate a supernova
Girls prepare to drop balls for Supernova Explosions Balls fly during Supernova Explosions  

2006

Girls cut tinfoil for their spectroscopes Girl works on her spectroscope Girls in a classroom look through their spectroscopes
Leaders show the girls the periodic table    

2005

Girl views an element light source with her spectroscope Girl looks at the sky with her spectroscope Girls and adults look at the sky with their spectroscopes
Girl examines her periodic table    

2004

Girl works on her spectroscope Girls use their spectroscopes to view an element light source Girls look at the sky with their spectroscopes
Girl scoops up element trail mix Girl examines her element trail mix Girls count their element trail mix
Table with supernova supplies set out Leader holds balls in preparation to drop them for the supernova demo Girl holds up balloon representing a star
Girl in her star headband Vest-clad girl looks at the sky with her spectroscope More girls look at the sky with their spectroscopes
Girls become stars and black holes in the Black Hole orbits activity    
A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC