The SuperNova Acceleration Probe
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The links below take you to online activities, projects, and information that can help you with the science of SNAP's mission.

Solar Supernova?: can you solve the space mystery and find out if the Sun will explode?

Dying Stars and the Birth of the Elements: an online activity about how heavy elements like iron and calcium are created in the fiery forge of a supernova. Students examine an actual X-ray spectrum of a supernova and determine how hot and how much of each element are in it!

The Universe Adventure is a delightful Flash tour of the Universe and our models of it. It goes over basic science of astronomy, leading up to the important principles of cosmology. It was sponsored by the Physics Department at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.


NASA Space Sciences Directorate
NASA Science Mission Directorate Universe Division
NASA's Beyond Einstein program

DOE Office of Science
DOE Office of High Energy Physics

SNAP PIs: Saul Perlmutter and Michael Levi
Responsible SSU Personnel: Lynn Cominsky
Web Curators: Masaaki Yamato
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