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Early Results from the CXO

Clips from the Jun 01 AAS

Clips from the Jan 01 AAS

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1. Trailer of FETTU Around the World
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Chandra images were shown as part of the "From Earth to the Universe" project during the International Year of Astronomy 2009. In addition to the exhibits in the US, FETTU was also a worldwide project during IYA 2009. Using the materials curated by FETTU project, volunteers and organizers around the world created their own versions of the exhibits in various languages, formats, and venues. By the end of 2009, there were over 500 separate FETTU exhibits in nearly 70 different countries on every continent except Antarctica.
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(Credits: Production: NASA/CXC, Ian Albinson; Photo credits at FETTU website.)


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2. FETTU Photos
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Chandra images were shown as part of the "From Earth to the Universe" project during the International Year of Astronomy 2009. This sequence shows a small sample of some of the dozens of locations that FETTU appeared in across the US during 2009. The photos show the image panels - consisting of some of the best astronomical images from telescopes on the ground and in space - on Columbia University's campus in New York City, at the Benjamin J. Hooks library in Memphis, Tenn., and at the Center for Visually Impaired in Atlanta, Ga.
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(Photo credits at FETTU website.)


11 Annual Discover Award
3. Chandra's Proud Parent
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Harvey Tananbaum, X-Ray astronomy pioneer, tours the ins and outs of his Chandra "Great Observatory."
[Runtime: 8:48]
(Credit Space.com.)


11 Annual Discover Award
4. 11th Annual Discover Awards
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The Chandra X-ray Observatory was selected as the winner of the Editor's Choice category of the 2000 Discover Magazine Awards for Technological Innovation. CXC Director Harvey Tananbaum accepts the award.
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