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Welcome to Imagine the Universe! This site is intended for students age 14 and up, and for anyone interested in learning about our universe. If you're looking for grade school level astronomy information, please see the StarChild web site. Enjoy your cosmic journey!

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Afterschool Universe is Now Hosted on Imagine the Universe

Afterschool Universe is Now Hosted on Imagine the Universe

Afterschool Universe is an out-of-school-time curriculum for middle schoolers to learn about the universe and the ways that scientists study it.

Cosmic Times is Now Hosted on Imagine the Universe

Cosmic Times is Now Hosted on Imagine the Universe

Cosmic Times is a series of curriculum support materials that trace the history of our understanding of the universe during the past 100 years, from Einstein's formulation of gravity to the discovery of dark energy.

Stars exploding? Who would do such a thing?

Stars exploding? Who would do such a thing?

Join detective Eagle Quark as he investigates the mystery of the exploding stars through the Space Forensics interactive game.

Featured Scientist: Dr. Marc Kuchner

Featured Scientist: Dr. Marc Kuchner

Marc Kuchner was born in Montreal, Canada, while his Dad as doing his residency at McGill University. However, he grew up in Long Island, New York, where his family moved when he was just 4 years old.

Celebrating 10 Years of Suzaku

Celebrating 10 Years of Suzaku

We are celebrating 10 years since the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (ISAS/JAXA) launched Suzaku into orbit on July 10th, 2015.