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NASA/IPAC Teacher
Archive Research Program

How it works

I've been involved in many professional development activities and this is by far the best one I've ever done

Chelen Johnson

LDM/Gorjian

LDM/Gorjian

Luminous Data Miners: Using ultraviolet images from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) satellite and infrared images from the Spitzer Space Telescope to find a correlation between the color and luminosity of gas emission and dust emission around supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies.

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Our Participants Talk About NITARP

  • Kate

    Being there with my students was the most amazingly cool experience. I saw my two guys explode in their willingness to ask questions and express an opinion.

  • Curtis

    After this experience, I’m more aware that beyond just teaching my students good science, my focus should be to prepare them for a career in science.

  • Edwards

    One of the most interesting things I learned while working with my team was how unique and surprising each star can be.