Astrononmy and Astrophysics In The New Millennium

An Overview

Astronomy and Astrophysics In The New Millennium
The Telescope As A Time Machine
The First Sources Of Light In The Universe
How Galaxies Took Shape
Violent Events In The Cosmos
What Happens At The Heart Of A Galaxy
The Origins Of Stars And Planets
Surveying The Universe With Accuracy
Gravitational Radiation: A New Way To See The Cosmos
Solar Astrophysics
The Quest To Find Other Earths
High-Priority Projects In Astronomy And Astrophysics


The Quest To Broaden Our Cosmic View
The Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST)
The Giant Segmented Mirror Telescope (GSMT)
New Instruments For X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Astronomy
Radio Waves Can Probe The Centers Of Violent Galaxies
The Telescope System Instrumentation Program (TSIP)
The Large-Aperture Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)
The Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA)
Observing The Sun With Three New Instruments
The Terrestrial Planet Finder (TPF)


Credits Home
About The National Academies

Astronomy And Astrophysics Survey Committee
National Research Council Staff
Board On Physics And Astronomy
Space Studies Board
Image Credits