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Astronomy Reports

, Volume 61, Issue 4, pp 281–287 | Cite as

Inspiring the next generation of scientists with their observations of quasars, black holes, Jupiter, and SETI with the Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope, GAVRT

  • D. L. Jauncey
  • S. Levin
  • L. Teitelbaum
  • M. Hofstadter
  • J. Arballo
  • S. McConnell
  • R. Dorcey
  • K. Cole
  • N. Kreuser-Jenkins
  • J. Leflang
  • E. Kruzins
  • L. Ricardo
  • S. Horiuchi
  • G. Nagle
  • C. G. Miro
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Abstract

This paper describes a radio astronomy programfor schools, the Goldstone-AppleValley Radio Telescope,GAVRT. The GAVRT program is designed to bring the inspiration and enthusiasm to a younger generation of teachers and children who learn about science by doing real science, just as Iosif Shklovsky brought to an older generation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. L. Jauncey
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Levin
    • 3
  • L. Teitelbaum
    • 3
  • M. Hofstadter
    • 3
  • J. Arballo
    • 3
  • S. McConnell
    • 3
  • R. Dorcey
    • 4
  • K. Cole
    • 4
  • N. Kreuser-Jenkins
    • 4
  • J. Leflang
    • 4
  • E. Kruzins
    • 5
  • L. Ricardo
    • 5
  • S. Horiuchi
    • 5
  • G. Nagle
    • 5
  • C. G. Miro
    • 6
  1. 1.CSIRO Astronomy and Space ScienceCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.Research School of Astronomy and AstrophysicsAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia
  3. 3.Jet Propulsion LaboratoryCalifornia Institute of TechnologyCaliforniaUSA
  4. 4.Lewis Center for Educational ResearchCaliforniaUSA
  5. 5.CSIRO Astronomy and Space ScienceCanberra Deep Space Communications ComplexCanberraAustralia
  6. 6.Madrid Deep Space Communications ComplexRobledo de ChavelaChavelaSpain

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