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A Tour of NGC 3079 Superbubbles

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-03-01T18:30:37.000Z
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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A Quick Look at NGC 3079 Superbubbles

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-02-28T15:59:16.000Z
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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Satellite, Explorer 12, Backup

Manufacturer:
NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Mixed metals, electronics
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 ft. tall x 1 ft. 9 in. wide, 38 lb. (121.92 x 53.34cm, 17.2kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Communications
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19751505000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Space Science
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19751505000

cosmic ray meson experiment

Object Name:
cosmic ray meson experiment
ID Number:
EM.MHI-N-8959
Accession number:
260133
Catalog number:
MHI-N-8959
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1864066

McMillan synchrotron assembly

Maker:
McMillan, Edwin M.  Search this
Physical Description:
glass; metal; wood; ceramic; rubber; plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.18 m x 5.24 m x 3.51 m; 17 ft x 17 3/16 ft x 11 1/2 ft
Object Name:
Circular Accelerator, McMillan Synchrotron
circular accelerator, McMillan synchrotron
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, California
ID Number:
EM.N-09261.01
Catalog number:
N-09261.01
Accession number:
269226
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Science & Mathematics
Modern Physics
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_700137
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Lunatic I Mass Spectrometer

Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
stainless steel (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
bench overall: 50 1/4 in x 83 1/16 in x 34 3/8 in; 127.635 cm x 210.97875 cm x 87.3125 cm
Object Name:
Wasserburg mass spectrometer
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of California Institute of Technology, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
ID Number:
2009.0133.01
Catalog number:
2009.0133.01
Accession number:
2009.0133
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Modern Physics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1405004
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Microscope

Measurements:
overall (estimated): 20 in x 20 in x 20 in; 50.8 cm x 50.8 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
Italy: Lombardy, Milan
Date made:
1954
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Naval Research Laboratory
ID Number:
2002.0257.01
Catalog number:
2002.0257.01
Accession number:
2002.0257
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1756625

cosmic-ray meter

Measurements:
overall: 12 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in x 14 in; 31.75 cm x 34.29 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
cosmic-ray meter
ID Number:
1983.0039.12
Catalog number:
1983.0039.12
Accession number:
1983.0039
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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In a Single Grain of Moon Dust, ‘Millions of Years’ of Lunar History

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 21:04:34 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_7ec5dd8270679d7f75c03fee6ea22ddb

OSO-IV Cosmic X-Ray Experiment

Manufacturer:
American Science & Engineering, Incorporated  Search this
Materials:
Mixed metals, electronics
Glass
Electronics
Dimensions:
3-D: 33 x 35.6 x 20.3cm (13 x 14 x 8 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of American Science & Engineering Incorporated.
Inventory Number:
A20030004000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20030004000

Spacer Ring, Explorer II/III

Manufacturer:
Dr. George H. Ludwig, University of Iowa Physics Department  Search this
Materials:
Unknown Metal
Synthetic
Coating
Dimensions:
3-D: 15.9 × 15.9 × 3.2cm (6 1/4 × 6 1/4 × 1 1/4 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Designed and Donated by Dr. George H. Ludwig.
Inventory Number:
A20060086004
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Counters, Cosmic-Ray, Vanguard/Explorer II/Explorer III

Materials:
Steel
Copper Alloy
Synthetic
Paper
Plastic
Dimensions:
3-D: 14.3 × 6 × 6cm (5 5/8 × 2 3/8 × 2 3/8 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Dr. George H. Ludwig.
Inventory Number:
A20060086007
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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edanmdm:nasm_A20060086007

Templates, Payload 16 (Explorer S-1)

Materials:
Plastic
Coating
Paper
Synthetic
Dimensions:
3-D (Small plastic sheet): 7 × 10.2 × 0.2cm (2 3/4 × 4 × 1/16 in.)
3-D (Large plastic sheet): 9.8 × 9.5 × 0.2cm (3 7/8 × 3 3/4 × 1/16 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Credit Line:
Designed and Donated by Dr. George H. Ludwig.
Inventory Number:
A20060086011
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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edanmdm:nasm_A20060086011

Cosmic Ray Experiment S-009, Gemini, Unflown

Materials:
HAZMAT: Cadmium Coating
Aluminum
Plastic
Steel
Paint
Adhesive
Paper
Dimensions:
3-D: 24.1 x 17.5 x 8.9cm (9 1/2 x 6 7/8 x 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Experiment Specimen
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Naval Research Laboratory
Inventory Number:
A20070114000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Detector, Neutrino, Photomultiplier, Kamiokande II

Manufacturer:
Hamamatsu Photonics  Search this
Materials:
Glass and mixed metals
Dimensions:
3-D: 69.5 x 50.8cm, 11.3kg (27 3/8 x 20 in., 25lb.)
Other (stem): 25.4cm (10 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
Japan
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Y. Totsuka, Institute of Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo.
Inventory Number:
A19990004000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Explore the Universe
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19990004000
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Detector, Gamma-Ray, EGRET

Manufacturer:
NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Frame - aluminum, potted electronics
Grid - copper wire
Dimensions:
3-D: 99.1 x 10.2 x 99.1cm, 18.1kg (39 x 4 x 39 in., 40lb.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
EGRET element transferred from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19940037000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Explore the Universe
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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edanmdm:nasm_A19940037000
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Satellite, Explorer 4, Payload

Manufacturer:
University of Iowa  Search this
Materials:
Casing - steel
Payload cover - urea-formaldehyde foam
Rings - magnesium
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 in. wide x 23 1/2 in. deep (15.2 x 59.7cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of James A. Van Allen and the University of Iowa
Inventory Number:
A19940235000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Detector, Electroscope, V. Hess

Manufacturer:
Günther & Tegetmeyer  Search this
Materials:
Overall - metal, black finish, few markings. Wooden base
Dimensions:
3-D: 15.2 x 12.7 x 17.8cm (6 x 5 x 7 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
Germany
Credit Line:
Gift of Fordham University
Inventory Number:
A19910023000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Explore the Universe
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19910023000
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Launch Vehicle, Jupiter-C, Replica, with Explorer 1 Satellite, Replica

Manufacturer:
Reynolds Metals Company  Search this
Materials:
Body, mainly aluminum; some steel including rocket engine and launch stand; exhaust vanes, black carbon phenolic; fins, steel; discs on the backs of each of the four exhaust vanes, steel, and rusted.
Dimensions:
Overall: 799 3/16 in. long x 70 in. diameter (2029.97 x 177.8cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19800165000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum
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ALSEP, Charged Particle Lunar Environment Experiment

Title:
ALSEP, Charged Particle Lunar Environment Experiment
Manufacturer:
Bendix Aerospace Systems  Search this
Materials:
Unknown
Dimensions:
Approximate: 11 5/16 in. tall x 8 1/2 in. long x 4 1/2 in. wide, 5.5 lb. (28.7 x 21.6 x 11.4cm, 2.5kg)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Lunar
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the NASA - Johnson Space Center
Inventory Number:
A19820509000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum
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